Ecosystem

Adaptable organizations
need a world-class
ecosystem

Tap into one of the world’s most vibrant, connected, active ecosystems and fast-forward your innovation capacity.

Participation in a robust ecosystem allows organizations to accelerate their ability to adapt and collaborate. Align your brand with our active and expanding innovation community and, with our help, tap into the ecosystems of other tech hubs around the world.

Our ecosystem offers the opportunity to:

Our ecosystem offers the opportunity to:

Innovate with your customers.

OUR ECOSYSTEM OFFERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

Work with peers within a global community of innovators.

OUR ECOSYSTEM OFFERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

Engage and partner with the startup ecosystem, local academia and research institutes.

OUR ECOSYSTEM OFFERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

Sense and learn about emerging trends early.

The Corridor produces some of the highest quality talent in the world, with University of Waterloo’s graduates being especially prized by the largest Silicon Valley tech companies.”

- Global Startup Ecosystem Report

65 +

Corporate innovation partners

150

World-class research centres

20,000

Tech employees

We help you connect

We help you connect

Waterloo Region is also home to Canada’s largest cluster of research universities and technical colleges, including institutes devoted to: quantum computing, theoretical physics, and artificial intelligence.

Local high-growth tech firms, including Corporate Innovation partners and Communitech board members, contribute to an active ecosystem through event participation and sponsorship, collision days and talent recruitment activities.

Three Waterloo Region post-secondary institutions have 98,000 students, with 25% focused on STEM topics and 26,000 in co-op programs.

Largest science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) faculty in the world and the largest co-operative education program in the world.

Leader in polytechnic education; provides Ontario’s only college-based, accredited engineering degrees.

Largest business degree co-op program in Canada.

Are you ready to see what's next?

Come see the Communitech space for yourself or contact us for more information about our Corporate Innovation labs and programs. Email corporateinnovation@communitech.ca and one of our team will be happy to respond and answer any questions.

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