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Monday, September 19, 2016

Thalmic Labs receives a US $120-million boost

Founder of Thalmic Labs testing the Myo gesture control armband

Thalmic Labs, a company founded by three Waterloo Engineering graduates, announced a series B raise of US $120 million today.

Leading the future of human-computer interaction with its Myo gesture control armband, the company has plans to further build out its workforce in Kitchener-Waterloo and San Francisco, and accelerate development of new technologies and products. 

The investment was led by Intel Capital, the Amazon Alexa Fund and Fidelity Investments Canada.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Waterloo among Ontario universities receiving funds to create Advanced Manufacturing Consortium

In Ehsan Toyserkani's Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab, researchers are exploring the potential of 3D printing technology

Three of the top research-intensive and industrially collaborative universities in Ontario – McMaster University, University of Waterloo and Western University – received $35 million in funding over five years from the Government of Ontario today as part of a $50 million project aimed at combining existing strengths in the heart of Ontario’s manufacturing region to create an Advanced Manufacturing Consortium.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Company born from capstone design gets FDA clearance for next generation surgical smart tool

Intellijoint Surgical Inc., a medical technology company co-founded by Waterloo Engineering graduates, announced today that it has been given US Food and Drug Administration clearance for the next generation of intellijoint HIP™ - the company's flagship product initially developed as a

Thursday, November 12, 2015

University of Waterloo breaks ground on innovative engineering building

The University of Waterloo broke ground today on an innovative engineering building that will feature facilities designed to expand student-driven innovation and advanced research labs to develop emerging technologies that will help to boost Canada’s global competitiveness.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Engineering professor wins Emmy award

Electrical and computer engineering professor Zhou Wang has won an Engineering Emmy® Award for his co-creators of Structural Similarity (SSIM), a mathematical formula and computer algorithm that is now widely used throughout the television industry. 

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