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Toby Jenkins Event Photo

October 11, 2016

TechTown is renamed the Toby Jenkins Applied Health Research Building

Accelerator Centre Logo

May, 2016

The Accelerator Centre celebrates their 10 year anniversary

Stantec Logo

February, 2016

Stantec moves into the David Johnston Research + Technology Park

Amenities Complex Rendering


Amenities Complex - Planning beings

R+T Park


Building 11 - Planning begins

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Cisco Canada's Incubation Centre in Waterloo

November 1, 2012

Cisco unveils Waterloo incubator; funds smart grid research chair

Building 10 interior with people sitting in a lounge, reading and working on laptops. Staircase going up to the next level and open ceilings allowing natural light to flood the lower level.


Building 10 - Planning begins

Unveiling of David Johnston R+T Park Renaming

June 5, 2011

University of Waterloo Research + Technology Park renamed in honour of the Governor General David Johnston

AGFA Building


AGFA building completed

Grand Opening of Tower II Open Text


Open Text completes Phase II Building

RAC II Building

June 2010

Research Advancement Centre II building completed

AGFA Groundbreaking Ceremony

February 18, 2010

Agfa HealthCare ground breaking ceremony (PDF)

RIM Innotech Building Signage

May 28, 2009

Research In Motion moves into University of Waterloo Research + Technology Park (PDF)

RAC I at the R+T Park

April 28, 2008

Research Advancement Centre I opens in the University of Waterloo Research + Technology park - New home for the Institute for Quantum Computing

Google sign with Canadian Flags, David Johnston and Google Executive

September 19, 2007

Google puts down roots in Waterloo's Techtown (PDF)

Education Credit Union Banner Cutting

April 2, 2007

Education Credit Union opens new branch in the University of Waterloo Research + Technology Park (PDF)

Columbia Lake Health Club Showing Treadmills, and exercise equipment

January 12, 2007

TechTown opens its doors and unveils the Columbia Lake Health Club (PDF)

TechTown under construction

August 8, 2006

Credit Union will move to north campus

CGI Directors in front of the Accelerator Centre

August 5, 2006

CGI Group Inc. ups the acceleration - Global info-tech firm moving into University of Waterloo Research & Technology Park (PDF)

Navtech directors in front of the Accelerator Centre

June 22, 2006

Navtech finds room to grow at the Accelerator Building (PDF)

UW President David Johnston, Regional Chair of Waterloo Ken Seiling, President of Columbia Lake Development Toby Jenkins, Councillor Jan d’Ailly from City of Waterloo and Communitech President Iain Klugman with shovels at the Accelerator Centre Ground breaking

June 8, 2006

TechTown ground breaking at University of Waterloo Research + Technology Park

Dignitaries at the grand opening of the Accelerator Centre

May 18, 2006

Accelerator Centre/ Multi-tenant facility opens at the University of Waterloo Research + Technology Park

Miller Thompson LLP Logo

April 24, 2006

Miller Thomson sets April 24 moving Date (PDF)

Accelerator Centre CEO Gerry Sullivan

April 19, 2006

Accelerator has new CEO (PDF)

Ribbon Cutting. University of Waterloo President David Johnston, President John Shackleton and Chairman Tom Jenkins of Open Text

April 7, 2006

Grand opening of Open Text's new home

Frank Tompa

September 9, 2005

North Campus street gets Tompa name

Accelerator Centre Contest Winner Logo

April 28, 2005

Accelerator Centre announces logo contest winner (PDF)

Logo Contest

March 29, 2005

Research Park logo contest (PDF)

Miller Thomson announces tenancy in the Accelerator Centre

December 10, 2004

Ground breaking ceremony - Accelerator Centre

Accelerator Centre groundbreaking

December 10, 2004

Miller Thomson announced that it will occupy the third floor of the multi-tenant facility that will also house the Accelerator Centre.

Sybase Building

November 26, 2004

Sybase opens campus building

Open Text Groundbreaking

September 21, 2004

Ground breaking ceremony – Open Text

The Cora Group Logo

March 2004

The CORA Group Inc. announced as chosen developer of the Accelerator Centre and Multi-tenant Facility

Map of Proposed R+T Park

December 2003

Request for Expressions of Interest for the new multi-tenant building and Accelerator Centre is released.

Hagey Blvd. Sign with Road

October 22, 2002

Names for main streets approved.

Map of Environmental Reserve

October 21, 2002

Open house about environmental reserve.

UW R+T Park Ground Breaking with David Johnstons, Elizabeth Witmer, Andrew Telegdi and other Dignitaries

June 25, 2002

University of Waterloo Research + Technology Park Ground breaking with Sybase as first anchor tenant

Map of R+T Park showing great circle

April 2, 2002

Plan for Great Circle site plan presented to board of governors.

Andrew Telegdi announces Federal funding for R+T Park

December 18, 2001

Federal infrastructure funding announced.

Elizabeth Witmer announcing funding for R+T Park

December 13, 2001

Ontario funding announced during campus visit.

Province of Ontario Logo

November 7, 2001

University of Waterloo welcomes funding from the Ontario government.

Waterloo Region Logo

May 17, 2001

Waterloo Region adds its support.

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