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. Oct. 17, 2019AI system more accurately identifies collapsed lungs using chest x-rays
    Doctor viewing chest x-ray

    New assistive technology can diagnose collapsed lungs from chest x-rays with a higher degree of accuracy than radiologists.

  2. Oct. 8, 2019Computer kidney sheds light on proper hydration
    Computer generated kidney

    new computer kidney developed at the University of Waterloo could tell researchers more about the impacts of medicines taken by people who don’t drink enough water. 

  3. Oct. 4, 2019Waterloo targets dark matter, dark energy and black holes with new astrophysics centre
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