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BlackBerry launches new cybersecurity R&D lab in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 10, 2019

Earlier this year, BlackBerry announced its acquisition of Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company, positioning themselves as one of the world’s largest cybersecurity firms. BlackBerry’s security business was back in the news last week as they announced the development of a new cybersecurity research and development lab based out of their Waterloo operations centre.

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Topics: quantum, security, technology, automotive, artificial intelligence, R&D

Waterloo-based ISARA is building a quantum-safe world

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 8, 2019

Founded in 2015 in Waterloo, ISARA Corporation is not only part of the region’s growing high-tech sector: it’s also the largest company of its kind worldwide.

ISARA develops quantum-safe security software that can be embedded into commercial products to secure data—now, and in the future. As such, it is leading a global collaborative effort to protect companies from the emerging quantum...

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Topics: quantum, technology, business

News round-up: Seven great Waterloo business and investment stories from September 2019

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 1, 2019

As the month of September restored motivation, routines, and productivity, a flurry of new lists and reports have highlighted the dynamism of Waterloo’s ecosystem and the benefits of expanding your company to our unique community.

Here are seven great business and investment stories from the last month:

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Topics: quantum, technology, talent, business, site selection

Waterloo on Site Selection Magazine’s list of top Canadian regions

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 25, 2019

In its newest ranking of Canada’s best locations, Site Selection Magazine highlights Ontario as the top province for FDI and names Waterloo as one of its Top 20 Canadian regions.

Why did Ontario top the list of provinces?

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Topics: technology, talent, business, site selection

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