Our campus partners

Thank you to all the following campus partners for your continued support of the Problem Lab and for creating valuable learning opportunities for UWaterloo students during their academic and professional careers.

 Centre for Career Action

The Problem Lab and the Centre for Career Action work together to provide resources to undergraduate and graduate students. These resources highlight the value of being able to identify and understand important problems for the purpose of accelerating one's career.

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Concept and the Problem Lab work together to create a seamless path from researching and understanding important problems to developing
the solution into a viable business with Concept's support. 

Co-operative Education 

Co-operative Education and the Problem Lab work with employers to identify important problems for a team of co-op students to address on their work terms. The Co-op Problem Awards are offered to two students that provide the best analysis of an important problem relevant to a co-op employer, or the employer's industry.

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UW Entrepreneurship Society (EntSoc) is a student run club that aims to build inclusive innovation by exposing students of all faculties to Waterloo's entrepreneurial ecosystem. They run events, work on internal projects and act as bridge builders to make the entrepreneurial resources and opportunities at UW more accessible to students.

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The Library and the Problem Lab work together to ensure that students use the full array of Library resources effectively for problem analysis. The Library offers particular support for the student teams in the Quantum Valley Investments® Problem Pitch competitions. 


Waterloo Residences

Housing and the Problem Lab work together to bring the importance of rigorous problem definition and analysis to first year students in residence, through events such as the First-Year Residence Problem Pitch Competition

WatSolve logo imageWatSolve Consulting Group is a multi-disciplinary, pro-bono management consulting group within the Science and Business Program at UWaterloo, offering consulting services to science and technology-based businesses. WatSolve provides essential business strategy and guidance to winners of the Quantum Valley Investments® Problem Pitch competitions.