Waterloo EDC Blog

5 Charts: University of Waterloo vs. America's Top Tech Schools

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 21, 2022

The University of Waterloo is one of the top computer science schools in the world. It’s Canada’s most innovative university, according to our top business magazine. It ranks #1 in Canada for Engineering and Technology and is home to the world’s largest co-operative education program. Its graduates are recognized worldwide as some of the brightest, boldest and most employable talent.

It’s a great...


Topics: technology, talent, R&D

March Wrap-up: Spring brings growth to Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 1, 2022

Spring has sprung in Waterloo – bringing renewal and growth across our community.

In March, we saw substantial new investments in tech and startups, news about our booming population and an impressive increase in air traffic.

Here are the top stories from March 2022:


Topics: tech, technology, manufacturing, talent, business, R&D

Nine big ways Waterloo has changed in the last 10 years

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 29, 2022

In case you missed it, over the last decade Waterloo has transformed into a hub for innovation, tech excellence and a place where industry giants – and future giants – come to thrive. From the creation of tech incubators to the re-emergence of Waterloo icons, this community has supported the growth and development of a robust tech ecosystem. We have compiled a list of nine developments from the...


Topics: quantum, technology, talent, business, site selection, R&D

Waterloo EDC can help your company grow

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 7, 2022

“You never walk past an old friend to greet a new one.”

That’s something Waterloo EDC’s President & CEO – Tony LaMantia – is fond of saying. In economic development, it’s a truism that helping local companies – and local subsidiaries of global multinationals – grow is a strategic imperative.

If you’re already here, you’ve already made a commitment to our community and it’s only right that we...


Topics: technology, manufacturing, business, R&D

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