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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. Mar. 24, 2020Researchers use open-source software to improve COVID-19 screening with AI
    Key areas are highlighted in pink in these chest radiology images of two patients with COVID-19

    Researchers at the University of Waterloo have partnered with an artificial intelligence (AI) startup on a project that aims to use AI to improve COVID-19 screening.

    The Waterloo research team publicly released AI software that can better detect infections from chest x-rays and is looking to enlist expertise from around the world to aid in the project.

  2. Mar. 11, 2020AI taps human wisdom for faster, better cancer diagnosis
    Hamid Tizhoosh in his lab at the University of Waterloo

    A new system combining artificial intelligence (AI) with human knowledge promises faster and more accurate cancer diagnosis.

  3. Mar. 9, 2020New software combines quantum and classical machine learning
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