Canada’s Premier Innovation District
120 acres. 10 buildings. 1.2 million square feet. 4000 people. One of Canada’s largest research parks, the David Johnston Research + Technology Park is a unique mix of industry, researchers, startups, government, and nonprofits.
David Johnston Research + Technology Park
Sustainable Waterloo Region
R+T Park partners with AirMatrix
CEO Jay Krishnan on the Accelerator Centre’s updated brand and renewed focus on their core mission
OpenText builds trust and pride through social responsibility
The Cora Building to build large solar array in R+T Park
R+T Park ION Community Space
From lab to market: tracking SSIMWAVE’s research commercialization journey
HockeyTech acquired by US-based FloSports
Co-operative and Experiential Education
Locate Right On Campus
What better way than to attract the brightest talent, collaborate with renowned researchers, and connect to game-changing startups than to be located right on campus.
Located at the University of Waterloo, R+T Park puts your company in the middle of everything. Tap into Canada’s largest Coop program, connect with founders at the Accelerator Centre and Velocity, and get a first look at the breakthroughs that will shape the future.
A Hub of Activity
Not only is R+T Park located right on campus, but it’s right in the heart of the action in Waterloo.
Need a break? There are over five kilometers of walking and biking trails connecting to a 250-acre environmental reserve and Columbia Lake. Lunch meeting? Hop on the ION light rail and you’re at the shops and restaurants in Uptown Waterloo in minutes. Feeling active? Hit the beach volleyball courts or play a round of disc golf.
Build With Us
Can’t find the perfect space? Build it! R+T Park has multiple undeveloped parcels of land available for long-term lease. Design and build your own site, customized to meet your needs.
R+T Park can accommodate Class-A office, light industrial, maker spaces, and training facilities. We’re built to meet your needs. Let’s work together to develop the best space for you.