Partnerships

Our research expertise and collaboration is widely sought by variety of local, national and international partners including governments, industry, government organizations, universities and technical institutes, research organizations, foundations, philanthropic donors and community organizations. These partnerships help support and advance research and help translate research outcomes into society. These section highlights some of these partnerships.
Expertise recognized and sought by many
We attract over $500 million research funding annually, from federal and provincial government, industry, foundations, public donors and others.

Our expertise and collaboration is sought by many industry partners, including: IBM, Google Brain, RBC, Servus Credit Union, 3M, Mercedes, Ford, GE, De Beers, HP, CISCO, Honda, Mitsubishi Electric, Deep Mind, Amazon, Twitter, Merck, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, PCL, TELUS, BASF, HP, Microsoft Research, Zubex Robotics and NASA.

Global partners include Germany, the US, India, Mexico and China among many others. Our strong partnership with China, has been developed over 40 years. One of the most recent developments, is a China based joint research center on future energy and the environment. China’s Ministry of Education is building strategic international research centres across China--this centre is the first with a Canadian university and will be the only one.