University COVID-19 update

COVID-19 continues to change rapidly across the world and we want to take steps to limit the spread and risks of the disease in our community. With this goal in mind, the University is closed for events until further notice. Visit the University's Coronavirus Information website for more information.

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology main office (QNC 3606) is closed until further notice. If you are a student trying to pick up or return a lab/office key, please email for assistance. All other inquires can be directed to For emergencies, contact Campus Police.

International Collaborations

International collaboration is a mandate of Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) and increasingly for all research institutions around the world. It allows researchers to participate in networks of excellence and engage in innovative activity. For the researchers, international collaboration has identified complementary expertise with leading people and provided access to world-class facilities that will enable activity that would not otherwise have been created.

WIN has forged strong research and educational collaborations with the following 19 nanotechnology institutions/programs in 10 countries: