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Velocity Science companies NERv, EyeCheck and Sweat Free swept first, second and third place at the 2016 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) Southern Ontario Regional Competition. GSEA honours the best and brightest student entrepreneurs and considered the world's premiere award for students who run companies and study at the same time. After a successful application...

Imagine a world with risk-free operations. More than 200 Canadians died of surgical complications in 2011 alone, according to Statistics Canada. A UWaterloo student holds a envisions a world without these risks. Guest blog by Youssef Helwa My name is Youssef Helwa and I am a 4A Nanotechnology Engineering student. I...

Imagine a world with risk-free operations. More than 200 Canadians died of surgical complications in 2011 alone, according to Statistics Canada. A UWaterloo student holds a envisions a world without these risks....

Youssef Helwa wants to remove the fear factor from those stressful weeks after a patient undergoes surgery. To help prevent post-operative complications, he and a team of University of Waterloo entrepreneurs are developing a tiny biosensor that would be left inside the body to alert...