, in conjunction with the University of Waterloo, today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Cisco Incubation Centre to nurture Canada’s next generation of entrepreneurs. The ceremony, which also marked the announcement of a Cisco Research Chair in Smart Grid at the University, was attended by representatives from the Kitchener-Waterloo region, the University, and Cisco Canada.
The Cisco Incubation Centre, located in the University of Waterloo’s David Johnston Research + Technology Park, will primarily focus on providing local start-ups and students with the opportunity to take advantage of Cisco’s collaboration technology, expertise and global partner ecosystem. Researchers and entrepreneurs will have valuable access to the diverse Cisco(R) technology portfolio, including collaboration tools such as Cisco TelePresence(TM), enabling collaboration with university technology research parks and innovation centres across Canada and around the world.
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