The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at Waterloo is among the top five quantum research institutes in the world. Ontario’s renewed support for IQC further positions Waterloo to take full advantage of the opportunities of quantum information science and technologies....
That might be the slogan of the Southern Ontario Water Consortium, a partnership of eight Ontario universities which is building a data platform for water testing technologies that will help protect drinking water and predict floods.
This is a region that has long been known for having smart, entrepreneurial people inventing great technology. The Accelerator Centre - an incubator that works with startup technology companies over two or three years and provides commercialization support. It is one of the more successful incubators, having worked with more than 130 startups since it was launched in 2006. With luck, some of the startups might grow to become the size of BlackBerry or Open Text.
The Toyota plant in Cambridge, Ont., which makes the Lexus RX sport utility vehicle, was recognized by Detroit-based J.D. Power for having the fewest defects or malfunctions—12 per 100 vehicles manufactured.
Cisco Canada plans to invest $150 million over 10 years in a variety of Canadian startup companies, technology development incubators and new technologies that it thinks have the potential to affect the global market.
BlackBerry Limited announced a new three-year agreement with EnStream LP, a mobile payments joint venture owned by Canadian wireless carriers Bell, Rogers and TELUS, to provide a secure platform that supports transaction services between leading banks and consumers. Under the agreement, EnStream will leverage BlackBerry’s proven and reliable infrastructure to enable financial institutions, including Royal Bank of Canada, TD Bank Group, CIBC and Desjardins, and mobile operators to securely provision sensitive payment card credentials into any smartphone capable of near field communication
Booming vehicle sales on both sides of the border are boosting industry profits for Canadian auto makers and motor vehicle parts manufacturers. Pre-tax profits for Canadian auto manufacturers are expected to reach $1.3 billion this year, their highest levels since 2002...
Why Waterloo Region is a digital-video invitation to the world produced by MetaMedia Productions that brands the region as an economically diverse centre of technology covered with a thick layer of entrepreneurialism.
Christie announced it has acquired Montreal-based Arsenal Media Inc., a digital signage agency specializing in experiential installations, interactive content and strategic digital signage installations. Arsenal Media will become Christie Creative Media Services, operating within Christie’s Global Professional Services group.
Intermarket Developments Inc. is spending about $160 million to revamp the site of the former NCR plant into a mixed-use project that includes office space, data centre, retail, restaurants and grocery store..
Before wearables were a movement, IoT was a buzzword, and before BlackBerry made Waterloo Region a tech magnet, there was Unitron. Unitron’s first big breakthrough was in 1966, when it released the first rechargeable hearing aid on the market.
A new framework for Economic Development in Waterloo Region are nearing completion. The first is the creation of a Waterloo Region Economic Development Strategy (WREDS). The second is the recommendation that a new Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation (WREDC) be set up to lead regional- scale economic development activities....
In order to accommodate expanding customer demand for its award-winning Dejero LIVE+ Platform of cellular newsgathering products, Dejero announced today that the company has relocated its global headquarters to a larger facility on the Waterloo Technology Campus.
Waterloo's Accelerator Centre today celebrated the graduation of TitanFile from its award-winning tech start-up accelerator program. TitanFile is on a mission to build better ways for people and companies to communicate securely. The company allows users to easily connect and securely share files from any device, ensuring that privileged information remains private at all times.
Waterloo’s Accelerator Centre today celebrated the graduation of Intellijoint Surgical from its award-winning tech start-up accelerator program. Intellijoint’s technology provides surgeons with affordable, smart tools that improve precision and accuracy in joint replacement surgery, lowering the possibility of complication and improving patient outcomes.
Waterloo Region welcomed guests from Brainport Eindhoven, the economic development organization for the region of Eindhoven, southern Netherlands.
Participating in a three day program that includes various R&D, industry, trade and governmental meetings to further build on the strategic agreement between Canada’s Technology Triangle Inc. (CTT Inc.) (AKA Waterloo Region) and Brainport Region Eindhoven.
Street Style and Museum Mysteries will be on exhibit. Street Style looks at women’s fashion and architectural design, which often share sources of inspiration as they follow similar paths of production, from conceptual drawings to beautiful and functional creations. Museum Mysteries invites families to step into the extraordinary world of mysterious and unique objects from the Waterloo Region Museum collection as we create our own Cabinet of Curiousity with some of the more unusual objects in the museum's collection.