ONTARIO'S FIRST RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY PARK
EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
Specifically aimed at meeting the interests of businesses engaged in advanced technology, research and development, the University of Waterloo's new park is Ontario's first research technology park to be situated on a major university campus. The 120-acre park is located in Waterloo's 'north campus' surrounded by green space, next to university recreational facilities, and adjacent to the fully developed 'south campus'. .
Research and manufacturing enterprises locating in the UW Research Technology Park will have ready access to many valued features and benefits:
The University of Waterloo (UW) has achieved a world-wide reputation for its innovative education and research
initiatives which link working careers with university programs. This new research technology park is the university's latest initiative in enhancing the benefits of an industry-university partnership approach to the advancement of education, research, and technology transfer. Businesses, industries, and institutions engaged in technological enterprises are invited to consider the benefits of ready access to UW faculty, students, services, and facilities, by locating their research, product development and/or related manufacturing operations in the new UW Research Technology Park.
• The opportunity to recruit, develop, and participate in the training of some of Canada's brightest university graduates - including graduates in: engineering mathematics physical sciences social sciences • Immediate access to the university's over 8,000 co-op students available for four-month work terms • The opportunity to access UW research and to collaborate with faculty, graduate students and technical staff • Access to the UW facilities indudihg: libraries computers software laboratories research institutes recreation • The opportunity for interaction with other technology-based businesses • The opportunity for profession al and managerial personnel to take part in seminars, post-graduate s tudies, and teaching Plus, the enviable opportUnity for employees to live in any one of a variety of residential communities ranging in size from major urban centres to small rural hamlets, all within a 20-minute drive from the UW Research Technology Park.
AN EXCITING RESEARCH ENVIRONMENT
PHASE ONE NOW AVAILABLE
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1 The University of Waterloo's innovative approach to higher education has generated a spectacular growth in enrolment and research activities. An internationally renowned university, UW has Canada's litrgest engineering enrolment a nd the largest Faculty of Mathematics in the world. The university's scientific excellence has made it Canada's major source of advanced technology gradua tes. An active contract research operation with industry and government, both inside and outside of Canada, is expanding rapidly. The University of Waterloo is a leader in the design and application of computer software. UW software programs are used by over 1,600 clients around the world. UW pioneered co-operative education in Canada and is now the second largest 'co-op school' in the world. Each of the university's six faculties has one or more co-op programs. The opportunity to spend a work term with an establish ment located in the UW Research Technology Park would be a first choice for many students. Many of UW's i,'taduate students can offer special expertise to companies located in the park. As well, faculty members are available to collaborate on specific research projects in a wide range of disciplin es. The labour force in the Region of Waterloo is extremely diversified an d plen tiful. There are half-a-million people living within a 50 km. radius of the UW Research Technology Park. Numerous advanced technology companies such as NCR, Ratheon, Electrohome, Allen-Bradley, Victor (Canada), and Die-Maco have been located in the Ro~gion for years and have benefited from excellent working and living conditions.
The University of Waterloo is striving to improve Canada's competitive position. UW is committed to expanding and increasing the rate of research application and technology transfer to industry, government and the public. If your business or organizational operations could benefit from a closer relationship with the University of Waterloo, now is the time to consider locating within the UW Research Technology Park. The first phase of the park is now available. The UW Research Technology Park is located in an area zoned for light manufacturing in addition to industrial research and development. Q ualified enterprises may obtain land on a lease b asis, and may either construct their own buildings or engage in an alternative arrangement through discussion with the university. The site is well-served by rail, road and air. A Canadian National Railways (CNR) line borders the campus. The nearby Conestoga Parkway provides a four-lane controlled route to Highway 401, Ontario's main expressway corridor to Toronto and Montreal (eastward), Windor and Detroit (westward). The Waterloo-Wellington airport is only a fifteen minu te drive from the park. The airport can accommodate executive jet aircraft on either of its two IFR runways. Toronto's Pearson International Airport is on e hour east of the UW Research Technology Park along the 401. For full information, contact the University of Waterloo today.
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RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY PARK
University of Waterloo
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