Students at Waterloo own what they create. The University of Waterloo's unique creator-owns intellectual property policy may be the most entrepreneurial IP policy in North America. It's the best motivator to commercialize ideas for societal and economic impact.
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At the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business, graduates launch globally successful startups by learning the essentials of commercializing their ideas and creating viable business ventures. students develop their business ideas at Canada's most innovative university.
130% increase in undergrad BET course enrolment over the past 5 years
750+ MBET alumni in 150 countries
53% increase in graduate BE course enrolment over the past 5 years