Engage in research collaborations

Companies look to the University of Waterloo to partner on research, develop new technologies, and source talent.

A hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, Waterloo advances research-driven ideas by providing commercialization assistance through the Waterloo Commercialization Office (WatCo), support for student entrepreneurship through Velocity (the largest free startup incubator in North America) as well as the Accelerator Centre, which provides resources and guidance for startups to grow while providing partnership for existing companies and early stage investors.

Find research expertise, state-of-the art facilities, and explore research collaborations by connecting with Waterloo’s Corporate Research Partnerships team. A member of the team will help you find the right expert, guide you through the partnering process, and help leverage your funding.

  1. May 21, 2019NSERC funding to advance breakthrough research Celebratory confetti

    Ten University of Waterloo researchers considered to be on the verge of a breakthrough will receive supplemental funding from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).

    The recipients of Discovery Accelerator Supplements (DAS) are among Waterloo researchers who are receiving funding through Discovery Grants, Research Tools and Instruments grants, and Postgraduate and Postdoctoral fellowships.

  2. May 22, 2019Waterloo researcher identifies top 25 medical lab tests around the worldMedical tests

    recent study can help governments understand which diagnostic laboratory tests are most important when developing universal health coverage systems.

  3. May 22, 2019Making AI more human is key to widespread acceptanceArtificial intelligence

    The key to people trusting and co-operating with artificially intelligent (AI) agents lies in their ability to display humanlike emotions, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Waterloo. 

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