University of Waterloo


Our partners at the VIP lab are those who have provided assistance with research progress, either in the past or present.

  • 2G Robotics

    2G Robotics

    Based in Waterloo Ontario and founded in 2007, 2G Robotics Inc. offers mechanical, electrical and software products and services for the mobile robotic industry, with particular emphasis on underwater robotic systems.

  • Aeryon

    Aeryon Labs Inc. was founded in 2007 to design and manufacture small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems for aerial sensing applications. Their team brings both commercial and technical backgrounds to this venture.

  • AGFA


    The Agfa-Gevaert Group develops, produces and distributes an extensive range of analog and digital imaging systems and IT solutions, mainly for the printing industry and the healthcare sector, as well as for specific industrial applications.

  • Canadian Ice Service

    Canadian Ice Service

    The Canadian Ice Service (CIS) is the leading authority for ice and iceberg information in Canada’s navigable waters. It is part of Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Meteorological Service.

  • Christie Digital

    Christie Digital

    Christie Digital is a leading global solutions company providing innovative and state-of-the-art visual and audio solutions to diverse areas of entertainment, business, and industry.

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada

    Canada Fisheries and Oceans

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada are a federal institution, responsible for safeguarding our waters and managing Canada’s fisheries and oceans resources.

  • Hill-Rom


    Hill-Rom is a leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, surgical products and information technology solutions.

  • Idée Inc


    Idée Inc. develops advanced image identification and visual search software. Their technology looks at the patterns and pixels of images and videos to make each image or frame searchable by colour, similarity or exact duplicate.

  • Johnson and Johnson Vision Care

    Johnson and Johnson Vision Care

    Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. is committed to creating life-long solutions to vision care needs. Since the ACUVUE® Brand made its debut in 1987 as the world’s first disposable soft contact lens, the company has repeatedly brought quality, scientific and innovative advancements to the industry. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, the company has some 3,000…

  • MDA


    MDA’s Information Systems are typically turnkey solutions developed around proprietary and purchased technologies and services, tailored to the individual requirements of our military, civilian, and commercial customers.

  • Miovision Technologies

    Miovision Technologies

    Miovision Technologies Incorporated creates intelligent solutions to address the challenges facing today’s global transportation networks. With video and web-based technologies, they help data collectors, traffic consultants and municipal governments reduce the cost of collecting, analyzing, and reporting accurate traffic data.

  • Mobio Interactive

    Mobio Interactive

    Mobio Interactive is a Toronto company working at the intersection of wellness, mobile and biometrics. The company’s mission is to make health care more humane and cost effective by applying scalable, low tech solutions to complex problems.

  • P&P Optica

    P&P Optica

    P&P Optica offers a series of CCD based spectrometers, including: high performance spectrometers, multichannel spectrometers and imaging spectrometers all based on the unique technology of volume phase holographic (VPH) gratings.

  • PCI Geomatics

    PCI Geomatics

    PCI Geomatics, founded in 1982, is the world leader in geo-imaging products and solutions. PCI Geomatics has set the standard in remote sensing and image processing tools offering customized solutions to the geomatics community in over 135 countries and with more than 21,000 licenses distributed worldwide.

  • Research In Motion


    Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry® solution in 1999.

  • SIKU


    SIKU is a mobile app and web platform by and for Inuit which provides tools and services for ice safety, language preservation and weather.

  • SkyWatch


    The SkyWatch platform connects commercial satellite imagery providers with organizations and solution providers who need to monitor areas and activities on our planet.

  • Stathletes


    Stathletes provides performance data and analytics for professional hockey. They track data and provide insights for their partners to use in decision making for the betterment of the team.

  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is one of the world’s leading healthcare institutions. A fully affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Toronto, Sunnybrook’s groundbreaking research in healthcare changes the way patients are treated worldwide.

  • Tornado Medical Systems

    Tornado Medical Systems

    Tornado Medical Systems is an early-stage medical imaging and spectroscopy company. They develop innovative and proprietary devices that provide clinicians and scientists with improved tools to detect and diagnose disease.

  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada

    Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada

    Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Inc. (TMMC) has built over 6,000,000 vehicles in Canada. TMMC employs approximately 8,000 people at plants in Cambridge and Woodstock, Ontario where they build the Toyota Corolla, Toyota RAV4, Lexus RX 350 and Lexus RX 450h hybrid vehicles.

  • Whale Seeker

    Whale Seeker

    Whale Seeker leverages AI to deliver better, simpler, and faster whale detection data.