Colin Russell

Manager, Corporate Research Partnerships

Colin works with industry and researchers to match interests for the purpose of collaborative research and commercialization projects in the fields of aerospace, aviation, defense, manufacturing, construction, and cybersecurity. This includes identifying appropriate government funding and facilitating agreements, contracts, and project proposals for funding applications.

In general, he can support industry to:

  • Accelerate innovation using cutting edge labs through collaborative projects
  • Connect with the other companies for synergistic alliances with waterloo researchers
  • Gain early insights about ground-breaking technology
  • Shape research objectives with answers from experts to pressing industry questions
  • Recruit advanced talent from more than 5,000 graduate students
  • Benefit from Waterloo’s flexible inventor-owned IP Policy
  • Supplement your research budget with government funding
  • Establish a reputation of working with Waterloo
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