In this issue of WATCH, we focus on the brilliance of engineer problem solvers from around the park. Take a look at the innovative solutions being developed in Waterloo.Read More
Tackling Environmental Issues
This article is all about Geosyntec Consultants and their innovative solutions to complex environmental challenges.Read More
An innovative collaboration out of the Accelerator Centre that will help reduce traffic in the future!Read More
Nanotechnology to Clean Water
UW students remove contaminents from water using nanotechnology, light and a brilliant idea.Read More
A World Class Education
University of Waterloo co-op programs are world renowned. Learn more about UW co-op education and how the R+T Park is utilizing the engineers of tomorrow.Read More
David Johnston Research + Technology Park
The David Johnston Research + Technology Park (R+T) is one of the largest research parks in Canada and is uniquely located on the University of Waterloo's North Campus. Designed to accommodate 1.2 million square feet of office space on 120-acres (49 hectares), the Research Park houses thousands of ICT industry researchers, and technology jobs. The Research Park has generated an economic impact of $602 million in spending, $428 million in GDP, and $319 million in labour.
The cornerstone of the park is the Accelerator Centre (AC) which is a world-renowned, award-winning centre for the cultivation of technology entrepreneurship located at the gateway of the R+T Park in Waterloo, Ontario. The Accelerator Centre has graduated over 30 companies from their Accelerator Program , and has been ranked 9/10 for overall experience by their clients. Today the park is home to 50+ companies and almost 3,500 knowledge workers.
Hail to the Engineer
Waterloo Region is renowned for producing world-class engineering talent. Engineers educated at the University of Waterloo are in high demand around the globe, and are central to the start up and technology ecosystem that has become an integral part of our Region's brandidentity. In this issue of Watch, we pay tribute to the engineers here at the Research + Technology Park.