PLANT

News Manufacturing General
April 27, 2020  

Volunteers use 3D printers to make PPE during pandemic

Research team also working to improve open-source designs that others have created.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 20, 2020  

Studies question assumptions on industrial damage to Wood Buffalo park

There has been lots of controversy and claims that weren’t necessarily supported by data: aquatic ecologist.

Feature Manufacturing General
December 11, 2018  

Need R&D help? Take your auto project to WatCar

University of Waterloo is working on the auto industry’s innovation challenges.

Feature Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
December 22, 2016  

Green power: a battery breakthrough and wood-to-gas

University of Waterloo and Gaz Metro provide alternatives to traditional energy sources.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General Technology
November 28, 2016  

Participants in Ontario self-driving car project announced

University of Waterloo, the Erwin Hymer Group and QNX will test several autonomous cars.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production Technology
January 15, 2016  

Diversification key to economic success, Trudeau says

Prime Minister speaks of importance of high-tech sector while touring new Google headquarters in Kitchener, Ont.

News Electronics Manufacturing Transportation General Technology
August 24, 2015  

UoW students develop autonomous golf cart [VIDEO]

Varden Labs hopes their autonomous shuttles will be used at university and corporate campuses and retirement communities.

News Manufacturing General Production Technology
July 21, 2015  

Waterloo startup Suncayr keeps harmful UV rays at bay

UV-sensitive marker is being targeted at sun-loving parents trying to keep tabs on the sensitive skin of their children.

News Chemicals Energy Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
March 13, 2013  

EcoSynthetix and WIN to develop new bio-based materials

Renewable chemicals would replace petroleum-based products.

News Sustainability
June 11, 2012  

Climate change impact coming sooner than you think: U of W report

Canada will warm up to 2˚C by 2020, 4˚C by 2050; immediate action needed.

News Production
June 30, 2011  

Robot stick-handler

Engineering students at the University of Waterloo and their prof have developed a robot that replicates the perfect
slapshot to test composite hockey sticks for fractures and
breaking points