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October Wrap-up: A ground-breaking month for Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 1, 2021

This month, Waterloo broke ground – both literally and metaphorically – with the commencement of our new airport expansion and the launch of two new innovative research hubs at the University of Waterloo.

UWaterloo also reclaimed the title of Canada’s Most Innovative University while Ontario’s artificial intelligence ecosystem surged to new records amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

Waterloo: A CBRE Ecosystem Profile

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 21, 2021

Earlier this year, Waterloo was named the #1 small tech talent market in North America by CBRE. This is no small feat. In 2020, we were in a completely different category, listed as the #1 emerging tech talent market. This year’s ranking marks our huge leap from one highly coveted position to another.

So, why Waterloo?

Several factors are used to determine which tech talent market takes the cake...

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

September Wrap-up: Waterloo gets global recognition

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 1, 2021

Waterloo made its mark on international and national stages in September.

This month, Waterloo excelled in reports from Startup Genome, the Globe and Mail and QS World University Rankings, while strategic partnerships elevated the tech and automotive ecosystem to new heights.

Here are the top stories from September 2021:

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

August Wrap-up: Medtech accelerates in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 1, 2021

Although summer is slipping away and beach days are coming to an end, Waterloo continues to make waves in the tech industry.

From exciting new investments in health innovation to more accessible incubation programs, Waterloo is poised for an impressive autumn.

Here are the top stories from August 2021:

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

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