David Johnston Research + Technology Park

The University of Waterloo is committed to creating a unique, community-based research and technology park, whose mandate is to foster radical innovation. The high ambition of the David Johnston Research + Technology Park is supported by a comprehensive partnership among the university, the Government of Canada, Province of Ontario, the Region of Waterloo, the City of Waterloo, Communitech, and Canada’s Technology Triangle.

The David Johnston Research + Technology Park provides a powerfully supportive base for radical, high impact research. Today, greater than 70% of the world's GDP (gross domestic product) runs on software created by companies in the R + T Park. Join those who seek commanding commercial advantage through technological leadership-organizations with the vision and drive to shift the ground under their competitors.

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watch magazine

The David Johnston Research + Technology Park's award winning publication WATCH now features "Humans of the Park" which comes out every several weeks. 

Idea Quarter WaterlooAs a proud part of the Toronto-Waterloo corridor, Idea Quarter inhabits 3.2 million square feet of space, 16,500 tech workers, and 20,000 co-op students. With exciting features such as the new regional LRT and
world renowned universities, the area is home to 175 innovative companies. The best part is, this is only the beginning for Idea Quarter’s endless potential. The concentrated tech cluster is expanding quickly,with new buildings, businesses, and talent joining the community with every passing month.

  1. Apr. 19, 2018evolv1 Sets a New Benchmark for Green Building Innovation with Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building - Design certificationEvolv1 Building


    This multi-tenant commercial office building is the first of its kind to meet the Canada Green Building Council’s rigorous new zero carbon standard

  2. Apr. 19, 201812th Annual Charity Golf Tournament RegistrationGolf Tournament

    Join us Thursday July 12, 2018 for a day of fun, golf, and making a difference in our community! Each registration includes:

    • 18 Holes of golf at Ariss Valley Golf & Country Club
    • BBQ Lunch
    • Dinner and Reception

    Register today!

  3. Feb. 24, 2018Accelerator Centre Ranked 4th Best University Accelerator in the WorldPhoto of the Accelerator Building in the Research and Technology Park

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  1. Aug. 23, 2018Food Truck Thursdays at R+T Park!Banner Image: Food Truck Thursdays in R and T Park

    We've got food trucks every Thursday, right here at R+T park! Menus and confirmed trucks will be announced closer to the day of.

    Previously, we've had the Wild Boar Southern BBQ, Schmuck Truck Sandwiches, Breakfast and Blues BBQ, and more!

  2. Aug. 24, 2018Pop-Up Beer GardenPop Up Beer Garden

    The David Johnston Research + Technology Park will be hosting a Pop-Up Beer Garden on August 24, 2018 from 2 - 6 PM 375 Hagey Blvd's Green Space! Join us, Block3 Brewing, KW Craft Cider, Fo'Cheezy Food Truck and Pierogies Food Truck for an amazing afternoon!

    More details here!

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