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University of Waterloo to build state-of-the-art Science Complex with $24.7 million federal funding

The University of Waterloo will build a state-of-the-art Science Complex to grow capacity for cutting-edge research, experiential education and science-based entrepreneurship thanks to a $24.7 million contribution from the Government of Canada. A rendering of the new Science Complex at Waterloo.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: uwaterloo.ca

Velocity Science provides students interested in a life- or materials-science startup with the right tools and resources to initiate and develop world-class science companies. To date, more than 20 companies have emerged from Velocity Science including Suncayr, whose innovative nanotechnology marker signals users when it’s time to reapply sunscreen, and Medella Health, a start-up that is developing the next generation of contact lens wearable technology to help patients better manage their diabetes.

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