Entrepreneurship

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A Waterloo invention makes Dyson shortlist four years in a row

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Avro Life Science is one of only two Canadian projects to be shortlisted for the prestigious international James Dyson Awards competition

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Trudeau calls on “natural risk-takers” at hackathon to lead

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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau encourages students at Hack the North to embrace differences and be leaders in the world

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Student aid project inspires new grads to launch Engineers for Hope

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Instead of starting well-paid jobs, the grads are building a non-profit organization that will bring clean water and sanitation to developing communities

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Extracting drinkable water from air in developing countries

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Student design team Air2O is one of six teams to win $10K at the Norman Esch Capstone Design Awards competition

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Engineering student design teams win $50,000 each to launch startups

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Waterloo Engineering alumni Chamath Palihapitiya and Brigette Lau launched venture fund to support new engineering grads with promising ideas

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Alumni work with Ugandans to increase access to safe drinking water

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Waterloo graduates are helping to bring low-cost, environmentally friendly water filters to communities in Africa

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Waterloo team wins entrepreneurship title in London, England

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The Epoch team is one step closer to a $1M prize, beating out universities like the London School of Economics, Imperial College and MIT

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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

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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

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