Thomson Reuters and University of Waterloo to fuel innovation in data science, finance education
The wide-ranging collaboration is valued at over CAD $20 million over the next five years
The wide-ranging collaboration is valued at over CAD $20 million over the next five yearsBy Media Relations
Thomson Reuters and the University of Waterloo are joining forces to fuel breakthroughs in data science and develop the next generation of global entrepreneurial leaders. The wide-ranging collaboration is valued at over CAD $20 million over the next five years and will include:
“We are proud to further our commitment to fostering Canadian innovation,” said Jim Smith, president and chief executive officer of Thomson Reuters. “Together with the University of Waterloo, we can empower the next generation of technology leaders with the tools and content they need to solve big data challenges with real-world applications."
“Thomson Reuters and the University of Waterloo are teaming up to support Canada’s global competitiveness as a leader in the knowledge-and-technology economy,” said Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor of Waterloo. “Our organizations are united in our commitment to producing talent and technology to help realize the best possibilities of the Information Age.”
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