During the month of February, the R+T Park community will be donating personal hygiene products to the 1st annual Let's Get Personal campaign in support of the Waterloo Wayside Centre.
The Waterloo Wayside Centre offers support to those experiencing housing and income instability. Its clients include those who have experienced workplace injuries, addiction, physical and developmental disabilities, and mental health challenges. Services include providing free hot meals via The Bridgeport Cafe in UpTown Waterloo, medical support, the ShareWear clothing distribution service, a food bag program and so much more.
WATCH - Emily Jackson, VP of Communications, Ecopiatech
Emily Jackson of Ecopia joins us for the second issue of WATCH. Emily shares Ecopia's progress in the mapping technology industry and how artificial intelligence plays a part in their product. as well as her transitional experience thus far switching from the Accelerator Centre to the Firm. Read about what's coming up next for Ecopia in 2018!
For our very first 2018 issue of WATCH we brought in a very special guest, Mary Pat Hinton. Mary Pat spoke about her touching inspirations and goals with which will be achieved through technology and teamwork. Read more about her upcoming operations involving Emmetros and MemorySparx!
WATCH Interview - Bryan Peters, Director of Hub Operations at ConsenSys
For our second Novemeber edition of WATCH and in time for financial literary month, we sat down with Bryan Peters who had recently joined the ConsenSys team in a leadership role. He shared with us his insights into the Waterloo tech ecosystem, as well as defining key buzz words like blockchain and bitcoin.
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.
Thanks to the R+T Park Tenants for their participation in the Waterloo Public Library's Toasty Toes Sock Drive. See their news release below:
Toasty Toes Sock Drive for the Homeless A Community Success Story
In February, the Waterloo Public Library held its 4th Annual Toasty Toes Sock Drive for the Homeless. Members of the community were encouraged to bring donations of new pairs of socks for adults to their favourite WPL location.