The University of Waterloo said the success of their first venture fund directly led to the creation of this second fund. Credit: University of Waterloo

Published: February 28th, 2020


Blackberry and University of Waterloo announce plans for a joint innovation lab

BlackBerry and the University of Waterloo have announced plans to develop a joint innovation lab with a focus on fast-tracking...

November 6th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft announces AI for Good funding for University of Waterloo

As part of its $115 million USD investment through the AI for Good initiative, Microsoft Corp. has announced a partnership...

June 25th, 2019 Buckley Smith

University of Waterloo opens new research center with NRC

The Canadian National Research Council (NRC) is collaborating with the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Mathematics...

June 18th, 2019 Tom Li

Self Driving Gauge

University of Waterloo partners with Chinese institutions on connected autonomous driving

The University of Waterloo has caught the attention of China. The Qingdao Academy of Intelligent Industries (QAII) and the State...

March 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

3 ways robots will try to manipulate you

Brittany Postnikoff grew up marveling at some of the humanoid robots presented by sci-fi pop culture: from Cylons, to Commander...

February 23rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Ontario investing $75 million in advanced research computing and big data strategy

The Ontario government is telling scientific researchers that its got their back, and they're proving it with a $75 million...

February 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

University of Waterloo behind the wheel of CES 2017’s self-driving car

The reality of self-driving cars on public roads could happen sooner than expected thanks to Canadian university researchers. Renesas Electronics...

January 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs


Treasury Board Open Data Exchange

Open Data Exchange aimed at helping firms commercialize public sector data sets

The federal government is spending $3 million on an open data project designed to launch at least 15 new companies,...

May 21st, 2015 Shane Schick