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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

University of Waterloo and Brainport Eindhoven are taking the next steps to bring new nanotech to Dutch and European markets

An image of a split Canadian and Netherlands flag

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) at the University of Waterloo (UWaterloo) and the economic development agency of Brainport Eindhoven in the Netherlands have taken another step towards bringing Waterloo’s top nanotechnology innovations to the EU market. 

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Leak-detection startup books spot in pitch finals

Sensors made by Aquasensing are just three centimetres square

A technology startup company founded by two Waterloo Engineering professors has earned a spot in the finals of an international pitch competition for water innovations.

AquaSensing, which was launched by WIN member Norman Zhou and George Shaker in 2019, booked its spot in the global Water Dragons event by finishing second in an Ontario heat featuring eight companies.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Institutes partner to create education tool for DNA-based vaccine delivered through a nasal spray

A screen capture from the project

What is nanotechnology, and how does it help us everyday?

To answer this question, the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) partnered with the Games Institute (GI) to create a playful online education app. This project aims to explore and explain how nanotechnology is used in our everyday lives using digital visual storytelling and game technology.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Mentorship is key to success of IBET PhD Project

Indigenous and Black Engineering Technology (IBET) PhD Project

Seeing is believing when it comes to diversity in academia, according to the inaugural director of the new Indigenous and Black Engineering Technology (IBET) PhD Project

Monday, December 14, 2020

WIN Member speaks to CTV news about development of needle-free COVID-19 vaccine

Individual working in lab

As the first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrive and are administered in Ontario, researchers in Waterloo Region are trying to design a needle-free option.

The work is still in the pre-clinical stage and their efforts are highlighting the University of Waterloo's dedication to fighting the pandemic.

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