Entrepreneurship

Water pump being used by women in Bangladesh

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

Foggy desert

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

VivaSpire Team

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

Waterloo engineers and Ugandan Community Health Agents

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

Epoch team: Lisa Tran, Keith Choy, Jade Choy, and BETS student Ryan Schmied

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

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

cityscape connected by technology

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

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

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