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Mar. 26, 2015 Device that measures your vitamin levels big winner at pitch contest Four founders of Vitameter holding a big cheque.

Founders of Vitameter, a startup from the University of Waterloo, with one of four grand prizes from the Velocity Fund Finals. (Photo credit: Matt Rae/Matt Rae Media)

Mar. 26, 2015 Lecture: Renowned economist makes the case against patents

In a free public lecture next week, a visiting expert on economic theory will challenge the common view that intellectual property and patents are essential for thriving innovation and prosperity.

Professor David Levine of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy is the guest speaker at the 2nd annual Waterloo Arts Distinguished Lecture in Economics taking place on Wednesday.

Mar. 26, 2015 Social entrepreneurs compete in new pitch competition

A first aid kit for mental health and custom-fit compression sleeves for breast cancer survivors are just two of the startup ideas teams will pitch at the inaugural Big Ideas Challenge for Health and Wellbeing at the University of Waterloo on Monday.

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