Access the full innovation capacity of the University of Waterloo

We want to help companies of all sizes grow whether you are a global multinational company, local startup or nonprofit organization. We will listen to your needs. Then we help you identify opportunities and connect you to the research, talent, training, and technologies that will help you reach your organization's goals.

GEDI Founding Partner

Cisco Systems


GEDI Partner



#1in Canada for hands-on, experiential learningMaclean's Rankings of Canadian Comprehensive Universities
61%students have an entrance average over 90%Fall 2018
32nd globally for computer science and engineeringAcademic Ranking of World Universities 2018


University of Waterloo students are in high demand 


We will match you with Waterloo's most sought after students in multiple ways: co-op placements, and research internships. Our experienced Client Managers will work with you to understand your organization's talent needs and, together with our internal partners, create a customized solution for you. 



Research & Development

$224 millionin research funding2017/18
33%funding from corporate partnerships2017/18
100+ fundedresearch chairs2017/18


The world is changing quickly, stay ahead with the
University of Waterloo


Our researchers are on the leading edge of scientific, technological and policy advancement. Let us open the gateway to innovation for you by connecting you to world-class researchers and specialized facilities.



Licensable Technology

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$2.6 billionper year in economic impact in Ontario 2013 Economic Impact Report
Creator-owned IPrights policyWaterloo's Policy #73
#1 in Canada most innovative university Maclean's 2019 university rankings


Our researchers have developed transformational inventions


Get access to the latest technologies to increase your company's competitiveness. Our world-class research combined with our unique "creator-owned" intellectual property (IP) rights policy fosters a tremendous entrepreneurial environment that drives innovations from the lab to the marketplace.




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meet startups
$7.4 billionraised by 408 Waterloo entrepreneurs Pitchbook 2018
$18 millionPre-seed funding for start-upsRobust Pre-seed Support
18.8% of allCanadian tech entrepreneurs were educated at Waterloo Impact Centre


Our startups turn groundbreaking ideas into commercial solutions


We will help you connect with startups from entrepreneurship programs, like Velocity and the Accelerator Centre, to solve a business problem or expand your company's competitive edge with the latest technology. 



Campus Presence

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grow campus
40,000full and part time studentsFall 2018
210,000+alumni since 1957
7,000+employers Waterloo Co-op


Be part of the innovation happening at the University of Waterloo


We offer opportunities for you to have a physical on-campus presence and to increase your brand awareness among students and researchers. 



Continuous Learning

41,000enrolments in online courses2017/18
525+ online courses in over 40 subjects Centre for Extended Learning
14,000unique students each yearCentre for Extended Learning


Upskilling and retraining opportunities to support lifelong learning


Tap into learning opportunities for your employees that include existing courses as well as unique learning opportunities to support the skills development of your organization's talent. Improve performance and productivity by developing and motivating your company's top talent through a variety of professional learning opportunities, including existing courses and custom-designed programs to meet your unique needs. 



University Affiliated Start-ups

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For more information, please contact:

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Bridget Moloney

Managing Director
519 888-4567 x36526