Innovation

Waterloo is changing the world, driven by a spirit of innovation that has been an integral part of this institution from its earliest days. From new ways of managing and rebuilding natural resources, to safer vehicles, and cleaner, more sustainable energy, Waterloo generates ideas with transformational force.

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Four Waterloo alumni make Canada's astronaut short list

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Canadian Space Agency (CSA) launches campaign to recruit two new astronauts

Waterloop team at work on pod

Waterloop looks forward to next round of competition

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Student Hyperloop team returns from competition with fresh ideas for their high-speed pod

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Artificial intelligence and the Waterloo-Toronto tech supercluster

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University of Waterloo will play important role with applied AI solutions for everything from healthcare to finance and transportation

Sharita Henry

Women innovators gather for Waterloo WIMIn conference

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Sharita Henry’s startup will help bridge communication gaps for students on the autism spectrum

Waterloop prototype pod

Waterloop: Canada’s only Hyperloop team heads to SpaceX competition

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University of Waterloo’s student design team takes their high-speed pod to the SpaceX test track in Hawthorne, California  

Car with antenna in test lab

Smart antennas could “make the world a better place”

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Low-cost antennas may one day bring Internet connectivity to billions of people in developing countries

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Do skyscrapers stress you out?

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Psychology researcher is examining how dense urban areas affect our physical and mental health

E7 building

$32.6M in federal funding for new Engineering 7 building

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New building will house research on machine intelligence, mobile robotics, autonomous vehicles and wearable biomedical devices

Co-founders of Thalmic Labs

University of Waterloo entrepreneurs on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list

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Waterloo engineers who started companies in their graduating year among young talents named to the Forbes 30 Under 30

Professor Ken Stark taking a sample of blood in Waterloo laboratory

Omega-3 supplements can prevent childhood asthma

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Taking certain omega-3 fatty acid supplements during pregnancy can reduce the risk of childhood asthma by almost one third according to new study

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