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Monday, November 27, 2017

Science entrepreneurs to compete at 2017 Fall Velocity Fund Finals

Empty Velocity Fund Final stage with podium

Several science entrepreneurs will be competing for a chance to win funding and workspace at the Fall 2017 Velocity Fund Finals this Thursday.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Suncayr launches UV detecting stickers in Australia

Boy climbing rock with Suncayr SPOT space sticker on right arm.

Velocity Science alumni Suncayr is launching their SPOT UV stickers today in Brisbane for National Skin Cancer Action Week, an initiative run by Cancer Council Australia. Early birds will get their first pack of SPOTs for free. Made in Canada and packaged in Australia, the sticker designs are kid-friendly, and fun to use.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Velocity Science companies SannTek and PolyGone win Fall 2017 Problem Pitch Competition

Engaged audience sitting in risers

On Tuesday, Velocity Science companies PolyGone and Sanntek swept the competition at the Fall 2017 Problem Pitch Competition.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Velocity Science companies Suncayr and Qidni Labs win big at 43North

Competition host talks to Andrew Martinko on stage.

The fourth annual 43North startup competition concluded this past weekend, and Velocity Science companies did quite well.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Science and Business: Bringing skills that keep Waterloop on track

Waterloop design team members.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition, has produced 24 finalists, including the University of Waterloo’s Team Waterloop, the only all-Canadian university team with a working pod.