Harnessing the power of problem analysis
The Problem Lab identifies and understands important problems to create innovations with disruptive economic and social consequence. We help established organizations, newly created ventures, and aspiring entrepreneurs recognize obstacles.
Are you interested in entrepreneurship, a problem, or developing your research and analysis skills? Learn how to examine a problem from many different perspectives at an event, workshop, or competition.
Businesses, non-profit organizations, charities, and public agencies seek our assistance with problem analysis. Faculty and staff can conduct the analysis, supervise a student team to do so, or help partners create their own analyses.
- Sep. 4, 2019
- Sep. 4, 2019
- July 12, 2019
This semester’s finalists demonstrated a deep understanding of important commercial problems affecting multiple industries – from the music industry to pharmaceutical manufacturing.
Congratulations to the winners and all the finalists in this semester’s Problem Pitch competition.
- Oct. 1, 2019
Good research skills are imperative for successful entrepreneurs, and especially important for Problem Pitch competitors. Join Rachel Figueiredo, Waterloo’s Entrepreneurship Librarian, to learn how you can leverage your existing research skills to do effective market research. During this workshop Rachel will highlight the tools available through the Library that help give you a competitive advantage.