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. 27, 2017R+T Park Business Development Managermike pereira

    Waterloo, Ontario, April 27th , 2016 

    The David Johnston Research + Technology Park (R+T Park) University of Waterloo is pleased to announce that effective May 2nd Mike Pereira will take on the role of Business Development Manager for the park.

  2. Apr. 21, 2017Charity Food Truck RallyR+T Charity Food Truck Rally

    Everyone is welcome to the Food Truck Rally!

    DATE: April 21st NOTE THE DATE CHANGE

    LOCATION: Patio/Atrium @ 340 Hagey Blvd.

    TIME: 11:30 – 1:00 pm

    COST: Donation (Minimum $5)

    TRUCKS – sampler size portion from each truck!!

  3. Apr. 19, 2017Net Positive Energy Office Set to Rise in Waterloo

    Net positive energy office set to rise in Waterloo

    LEED Platinum project in Idea Quarter involves tenant in design process

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    By Rebecca Melnyk

    ​View Article here

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  1. Sep. 27, 2017Warrior Tailgate PartyFlyer with event information

    Come out on September 27th, 2017 from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, at the Toby Jenkins Applied Health Research Building to the Warrior Tailgate Party

  2. Oct. 18, 2017C3RM Cyber SymposiumEvent info found in description

    Join the Canadian Centre for Cyber Risk Management and a slate of leading experts on October 18th, 2017 from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM at the Accelerator Centre, as we delve into the current state of cyber risk, and explore building resilient businesses through leadership, culture, and a commitment to customer success. Register for your tickets while you still can!

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