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Mapped: North America’s top life sciences clusters

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 8, 2021

This article is part of a series that looks at the highest-density clusters in North America. This series will include entries on technology, advanced manufacturing, business services, finance and insurance, food and beverage and creative industries.

Even before COVID-19, the life sciences industry was big business. Pharmaceuticals, in particular, are massive wealth generators. Following a...

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Topics: technology, business, site selection

Nine big ways Waterloo has changed in the last 10 years

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 6, 2021

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...

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

Mapped: North America's top business services clusters

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 25, 2021

This article is part of a series that looks at the highest-density clusters in North America. This series will include entries on technology, advanced manufacturing, finance and insurance, food and beverage, creative industries and life sciences.

Great businesses always need great business support. Consultants, agencies, legal and accounting support are needed throughout the business cycle,...

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Topics: technology, business, site selection

Automation giant Beckhoff moves Canadian HQ to Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 23, 2021

One of the world’s largest automation companies has relocated its Canadian headquarters to Waterloo Region. Beckhoff Automation Canada has moved into an 11,000 square-foot office in Cambridge, Ontario, that will help increase warehousing and customer support capabilities.

The new location offers optimal space for customer training, seminars, sales activities and technical support. The facility...

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Topics: technology, site selection

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