Waterloo Region is one of the best places in the world to do business because it is diverse, inclusive, leading-edge, entrepreneurial and collaborative.

Waterloo Region offers diverse economic sectors spanning from business & financial services, digital media and ICT, manufacturing, automotive and food processing and agriculture. Additionally, Waterloo Region is comprised of world-class clusters such as artificial intelligence, security, autotech, industry 4.0 and big data. These sectors and clusters played a key role in developing a GDP of $26.35 billion in 2015.

Many organizations call Waterloo Region home and within the Region there are many resources to accelerate business growth, such as Communitech HubCommunitech Data HubCatalyst 137VelocityEvolv1Accelerator CentreDavid Johnston Research + Technology ParkOpen Sky Incubator and GaslightDistrict & Grand Innovations.

Research and development is strong in Waterloo Region with leading internationally-focused research institutes such as Perimeter Institute for Theoretical PhysicsInstitute for Quantum ComputingWaterloo Institute for NanotechnologyWaterloo Institute for Sustainable EnergyWaterloo Centre for Automotive ResearchCentre for Bioengineering & BiotechnologyCentre for Cold Regions & Water Science and Centre for International Governance Innovation.

Waterloo Region has access to over 2.7 million people within a 45 minute drive, and is an ideal gateway to markets around the world. It offers a strategic location, internationally-renowned post secondary institutions, a growing supply of talented and skills workers, rich traditions and a vibrant lifestyle.

Join world-class businesses like Google, BlackBerry™, Open Text, Christie Digital, Honeywell, Teledyne DALSA, Agfa HealthCare, Novocol Pharmaceutical, KaVo Canada, Toyota, Manulife Financial, Sunlife Financial, and many more which already call this leading growth region home.