About the University of Waterloo Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre

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Located in Waterloo, the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre is a leader in entrepreneurship education, delivering a broad slate of undergraduate, graduate, and outreach programs which empower students to launch and lead the development of new ideas in both startup and corporate contexts.

University of Waterloo Innovation at the Conrad Centre

The Centre is a part of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo, Canada’s most innovative university (Macleans). It was founded in 2002 by Howard Armitage, with the mission of supporting and expanding upon Waterloo’s culture of entrepreneurship. Our programs build upon Waterloo’s reputation for excellence in experiential education to create high-impact learning experiences. Our graduates are ambitious decision makers who can drive innovation and accelerate business success.

Entrepreneurship Programs



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