Waterloo EDC Blog

The world's best and biggest tech schools

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 13, 2022

At a certain point quality is quality.

For example, when ranking the 1,400 best universities in the world, being in the top-25 is a pretty big deal. That’s the top 1.7%. We can all agree that the students who come from those programs are of the highest quality and the difference between #5 and #20 is meaningless for your company.

When quality is (almost) equal you have to move onto other...


Topics: technology, talent, university of waterloo

May Wrap-Up: Creative talent on the rise

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 1, 2022

Kicking the summer off right, this month we saw new tech funding rounds, growing partnerships with our higher education institutions and more.

Here are the top stories from May 2022:


Topics: technology, talent, R&D

Waterloo: Canada’s AI Powerhouse

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 19, 2022

For companies looking to innovate in artificial intelligence or incorporate AI into their operations there is no better location than Waterloo. Our community is home to Canada’s top technology university, a renowned AI research centre and 130+ companies working in applied AI, including machine learning, data science and analytics, human-machine interaction, smart robotics and more.

Here is...


Topics: technology, talent, artificial intelligence

5 Charts: University of Waterloo vs. Germany’s Top Engineering Schools

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 17, 2022

We write about the University of Waterloo a lot.

Why? We’re proud of it. The University – or UWaterloo, as it’s often called – is Canada’s top technology university. A Canadian publication ranked it #1 in Canada for engineering and computer science. It’s one of the world’s top-25 computer science schools, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). It’s also a force in engineering – home to Canada’s...


Topics: talent, 5 charts, university of waterloo

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