Waterloo EDC Blog

January Wrap-up: Cleantech, startups and sustainability

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 1, 2022

Waterloo kicked off 2022 with a bang. This month, our business ecosystem saw major funding announcements, earned research accolades and achieved international recognition for our cleantech and sustainability efforts.

Here are the top stories from January 2022:


Topics: R&D, industry news, cleantech

November Wrap-up: Rankings, records and research

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 1, 2021

Thanks to the many rankings, records and research-related rewards in November, Waterloo’s business ecosystem is looking merry and bright as we head into the holiday season.

This month, it was institutions like the University of Waterloo, Conestoga College and Perimeter Institute, alongside tech companies like Faire and Uvaro, driving the news cycle – locally, nationally and internationally.



Topics: technology, R&D, industry news

Light rail transit connects Waterloo’s innovation ecosystem

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 14, 2021

We like to talk about the innovation hubs, exciting startups, thriving scale-ups, successful multinational companies and world-class academic institutions that are crucial to Waterloo’s success.

But what links these key pieces of Waterloo’s vaunted innovation ecosystem?

Answer: the ION light rail.

We are the smallest community in North America to launch a light rail transit project, and since its...


Topics: technology, R&D, quality of life

May Wrap-up: Can Canada own the podium in tech?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 1, 2021

This month was big for research and tech. With major investments from BlackBerry into research-based innovation, as well as discoveries in antenna technology and life sciences, things are moving quickly. We’re here to fill you in on the latest.

Here are the top business and investment stories of May 2021:


Topics: technology, R&D, industry news

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