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. Aug. 15, 2019Researchers use blockchain to drive electric-vehicle infrastructure
    Electric car

    In a study that outlines the new blockchain-oriented charging system, the researchers found that there is a lack of trust among charging service providers, property owners and owners of electric vehicles (EVs). 

  2. Aug. 12, 2019$2.9 million awarded to Waterloo researchers for infrastructure
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    The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has awarded funding to 23 University of Waterloo researchers for infrastructure.

    The announcement was made today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, as part of a $61 million investment for state-of-the-art research labs and equipment through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) that will support 261 projects across Canada.

  3. Aug. 8, 2019A key piece to understanding how quantum gravity affects low-energy physics
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