Why Do Top Companies Choose Waterloo?

What better place to be than beside Canada’s Most Innovative University, a Top 5 Global Accelerator, and 60,000 of the top ranked students in the world.


Accelerate R&D

Take innovation to the next level by partnering with the University of Waterloo. Ranked #1 in Canada for Industry Partnerships, we go beyond ideas, solve real world  problems, and get real world results. 

R+T Park works with you to plug into the game-changing research that will put you ahead of the competition.

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Attract Talent

Waterloo Region has over 60,000 students, most of them right here on UW Campus. Locating in R+T Park puts you next door to the world’s largest Co-op program, and a community of passionate problem solvers that know how to get results. 

Our students are some of the best and brightest in the world, and employers know it. A recent impact study showed that for every dollar employers spend on coop students, they realize two dollars in value!

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What Are You Waiting For?

Find your place in R+T Park among globally-leading companies, disruptive startups,  and world-class research institutes.


Connect with Startups

Companies talk a lot about disrupting themselves before they get disrupted. The best way to do that is to keep your eye on the nimble startups that innovate quickly and can change the game overnight.

Waterloo Region boasts the second highest density of startup activity in the world, and one of the most vibrant entrepreneurial cultures anywhere. It’s time to plug in and see what’s in the water in Waterloo!

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