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  1. July 25, 2016CIHR awards $13 million to University of Waterloo researchers

    The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has awarded five researchers from the University of Waterloo with $13.4 million to advance health research.

    The majority of the funding was awarded through a foundation grant which provides long-term support for innovative and high-impact research programs. Project grants are awarded to ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related knowledge and research, as well as health care, systems, and outcomes.

  2. July 21, 2016Velocity Fund awards $35K in funding to commercialize revolutionary battery technology

    Salient Energy, a company developing new high-tech batteries that will enable the shift towards renewable energy, was among the top winners at the Velocity Fund Finals, held today at the University of Waterloo.

    Salient Energy

  3. July 14, 2016Student entrepreneurs pitch startups to compete for $125,000 in seed money at the Velocity Fund Finals

    The University of Waterloo will host the Velocity Fund Finals next week, where Waterloo students and alumni will pitch their innovative startups for the chance to win funding to grow their businesses, and entry into the Velocity Garage, the largest free startup incubator in the world. Velocity is a comprehensive entrepreneurship program at Waterloo.

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