Data is powering the next wave tech disruption. We can help you stay ahead of it.
The Communitech Data & Advanced Technologies team is here to help you understand and do more with data. Whether you are a small company building your first application or a big company looking to better understand and apply your data assets, we can help.
- Have a specific question? Not sure where to start? We can point you in the right direction or help you find public data sources or discover and unlock the value your own data. Contact our Data Concierge today.
- Get Data Growth Coaching and advice from academics, technical experts and business experts to solve your hardest problems and figure out how to scale
- Attend training events Data Hub Sessions and Data Hub Workshops to help teams build the skills to scale
- Do you have a lot of data but aren’t sure what to do with it? Download this whitepaper to learn about the common challenges companies face in leveraging their data and the initial steps you can take to advance your organization’s data innovation.
Build. Test. Deploy
- Take advantage of access to advanced technology platforms including:
- the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN) high-definition maps for autonomous vehicles and location-based services
- the Evolution of Networked Services through a Corridor in Quebec and Ontario for Research and Innovation (ENCQOR) 5G wireless testbed to develop or advance new 5G technologies, products, processes or services
- the Next Generation Network Program (NGNP) advanced networking testbed to develop or advance new high tech data center technologies, products, processes or services
- Interested in testing out some of our technology capabilities? Come drop in during one of our Sandbox Sessions to:
- Play with 5G: When it comes to our testbed with 5G mobility, the options are endless! Sign up for a test session, hook into this technology and play around to your heart’s content—test out its speed, bandwidth and capabilities.
Join the Community
Connect to the Communitech ecosystem of member companies, universities and research institutions, including our in-house growth, talent and corporate innovation programs. Direct access to the world’s largest companies who are ready to buy from, partner with, or invest in SMEs through Collisions, Innovation Challenges and other Collaborative Projects.
- Attend one of our popular (and fun) events and workshops
- Project funding opportunities
- Connect with the Waterloo Region Data Community
- KW Big Data P2P
- Waterloo Data Science and Data Engineering Meetup
- Waterloo Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Meetup
- KW Intersections
The Communitech Data Hub
The Communitech Data Hub (14 Erb Street West, Waterloo) is the best address for data-driven entrepreneurs and innovators to start, grow and succeed. Located in Uptown Waterloo, the Data Hub is our second home and a clubhouse for the Region’s data-driven tech community. It is a 19,000+ square foot collaborative space in a heritage building at the heart of the Data District.
Communitech Data Bytes Newsletter
Check out our recent issues:
- January 2019
- February 2019
- March 2019
- April 2019
- May 2019
- July 2019
- August 2019
- September 2019
- October 2019