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Why Waterloo’s reputation in Silicon Valley is growing – Communitech News

Tech leaders tell Communitech News why Waterloo’s reputation in Silicon Valley is growing as a startup ecosystem and talent hub.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: news.communitech.ca

Most faculty use the same texts and cover similar material, he says, but Waterloo’s IP policy, which allows students and researchers to retain ownership of their discoveries, has created “a turbo effect.” When Royan is asked by other universities how they should reformulate their IP policies, he says, “Photocopy the Waterloo version. It’s not that hard.”

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