In the News


New research chair in quantum error correction demonstrates continued leadership by IQC and Waterloo in pursuit of a quantum computer and in the development of other quantum technologies

University of Waterloo, Press Release
– September 14, 2017

More than a name behind new Lazaridis school

The Waterloo Chronicle, Bob Vcbanac
– May 31, 2017

Lazaridis emotional to open ‘game-changing’ building that bears his name

The Record, Jeff Outhit
– May 24, 2017

Communitech Data Hub opens it doors with founding partners CIBC, City of Waterloo and Quantum Valley Investments

Press Release
– May 11, 2017

Mike Lazaridis named Winner of the 2016 Startup Canada Adam Chowaniec Lifetime Achievement for Ontario

Press Release
– September 19, 2016

Panel to review federal funding for university-based scientific research

The Globe and Mail, Ivan Semeniuk
– June 13, 2016

Quantum Technologies a National Priority for Canada

Press Release
– May 17, 2016

Province of Ontario funding commitment welcomed by Perimeter Institute

Perimeter Institute Press Release
– February 25, 2016

Cognitive Systems reinvents way consumers can use wireless spectrum

The Globe and Mail, Shane Dingman
– December 01, 2015

Wilfred Laurier University names business school for Mike Lazaridis

The Globe and Mail, Jennifer Lewington
– September 08, 2015

Harper Government announces major investment in quantum research at University of Waterloo

Industry Canada
– January 22, 2015

Canada leads in the race to create Quantum Valley

The Globe and Mail, Contributed by Raymond Laflamme
– January 21 2015

Quantum Valley Investments moves into former BlackBerry building

Waterloo Region Record, Terry Pender
– November 13, 2014

LEAGUE Inc. Raises $4M USD Seed Round to Develop New Digital Health & Wellness Platform

League Inc. Press Release
– November 12, 2014

10 influential people who went to the University of Waterloo

CBC News, Andrea Bellemare
– November 4, 2014

The Interview: Mike Lazaridis on Canada’s next computing revolution

Globe and Mail (Report on Business Magazine) Joe Chidley
– June 26, 2014

The quantum computing revolution: BlackBerry billionaire Mike Lazaridis is betting on tech that hasn’t been invented… yet

National Post, Joseph Brean
– December 7, 2013

How did Mike Lazaridis make our Power List?

Macleans, Paul Wells
– November 21, 2013

Perimeter Institute lecture series brings science into digital era

Waterloo Region Record, Greg Mercer
– September 15, 2014

New $5 million lab to grow building blocks of quantum devices

Waterloo News, Thursday
– December 12, 2013

Royal Society elects new Fellows

– May 1, 2014

Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin Unveil $100 Million Quantum Valley Fund, Focusing on Commercializing Quantum Technology Breakthroughs

– March 19, 2013

Investing in Canada’s Future: How Quantum can do for Canada what Silicon did For America Mike Lazaridis at the 2013 Canadian Business Leadership Forum on October 7th, 2013 as opening keynote speaker

– Oct 7, 2013

Quantum computing: How Canada is going to change the world

– October 8, 2013

Institute for Quantum Computing adds former CSA chief, Harvard professor

– September 18, 2013

The Bell Labs of Quantum Computing

– July 22, 2013

The Blackberry Q10 Delivers As Mike Lazaridis Reflects

– June 11, 2013

Lazaridis ICF’s man of vision

– June 7 2013

Blog: Can Canada become a major global innovation player?

– June 4, 2013

Building Cylon No. 6 In Waterloo

– May 8, 2013

Peering inside the quantum universe

– April 26, 2013

Trains, culture can help keep high-tech talent here, panel says

– April 22, 2013

Is there a Canadian Entrepreneur More Innovative Than BlackBerry Founder Mike Lazaridis?

– April 25,2013

Investing in Quantum is a No Brainer: Lazaridis

– April 23, 2013

The Quest for Quantum Valley

April 20, 2013

Hellenic Heritage Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award Honouring Mike Lazaridis

April 15 2013

University of Waterloo to host Premier Kathleen Wynne and BlackBerry Co-Founder Mike Lazaridis at first Leadership Innovation Conference

 – April 12, 2013

Mike Lazaridis named Intelligent Community Visionary of the Year by ICF

– April 4, 2013

Lazaridis’ work has just begun

– April 2, 2013

RIM co-founder Mike Lazaridis retires from BlackBerry

– March 28, 2013

BlackBerry Inventor Starts Fund to Make Star Trek Device Reality

– March 19, 2013

Creating Canada’s ‘Quantum Valley’

– March 19, 2013

Lazaridis moves from RIM to quantum computer

– March 19, 2013

Mike Lazaridis’s new quantum leap

March 19, 2013

Canadian researchers take a sneak peek at Schrödinger’s Cat and a step toward a quantum computer

March 4, 2013

RIM’s Mike Lazaridis Takes A Quantum Leap Of Faith In Waterloo

RIM co-founder Mike Lazaridis has spent more than $250 million to establish a new tech hub in . . . Waterloo, Ontario?
January 15, 2013

IQC scientist awarded CFI grant

Thomas Jennewein awarded a Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Leading Edge Fund grant.
– January 15, 2013

Quantum computing the ‘Holy Grail’ for University of Waterloo scientists

At the Institute for Quantum Computing, scientists on quest for something that is at once almost unimaginably small and yet colossally powerful.
January 6, 2013

Walrus article examines Quantum Valley

A new article in The Walrus magazine explores how Waterloo has become a science and technology epicentre — and is poised to become the world’s Quantum Valley.
December 5, 2012

A Guidebook to the Universe — and to Ourselves

Time Magazine reviews Neil Turok’s book, “The Universe Within.” Turok is director of Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.
– November 23, 2012

Neil Turok Delivers 2012 Massey Lectures

Neil Turok, Director of Perimeter Institute, delivered the 2012 CBC Massey Lectures to sold-out audiences across Canada. Turok’s lectures, The Universe Within: From Quantum to Cosmos, are a visionary look at the way the human mind can shape the future.
– November 2, 2012

You don’t understand quantum physics? Neil Turok will help you

– October 12, 2012

Thousands Take Part in Quantum-Nano Centre’s Grand Opening

The opening of the Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre drew nearly 5,000 visitors to the University of Waterloo’s newest and most sophisticated research facility.
October 2, 2012

Quantum-Nano Centre opens at the University of Waterloo

The Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre, the state-of-the-art new headquarters of IQC, officially opened Sept. 21 during a ceremony attended by more than 1,000 guests.
September 21, 2012

Perimeter DRC Wins Fundamental Physics Prize

Perimeter Distinguished Research Chair (DRC) Nima Arkani-Hamed has been awarded the Fundamental Physics Prize. Arkani-Hamed was one of nine recipients of the inaugural round of the prize, which recognizes transformative advances in the field.
– August 2, 2012

Stephen Hawking Centre at Perimeter Institute Honoured

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has selected the Stephen Hawking Centre at Perimeter Institute (SHC) for a major honour. Designed by Teeple Architects, the SHC is one of 15 structures from around the world that received a design excellence designation.
– May 18, 2012

PI Science: New Dimensions in Quantum Gravity

– May 4, 2012

New chip advances quantum optics research

A collaboration between IQC and the University of Toronto has led to a new chip that could greatly advance optical approaches to quantum information technologies.
– April 13, 2012

IQC professor receives E.W.R. Steacie Fellowship

IQC associate professor Kevin Resch was selected to receive a prestigious E.W.R Steacie Fellowship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
– February 26, 2013

Mike Lazaridis Shares the Value of Education and Impact of Science l

Perimeter Institute Founder and Board Chair on need to “think big and be bold” at AAAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada
– February 22, 2012

Lazaridis speaks on the power of ideas

The visionary philanthropist who founded the Institute for Quantum Computing delivered the Plenary Lecture at a major scientific conference in Vancouver.
– February 17, 2012

IQC researchers propose quantum walk-based computing model

The IQC team of Andrew Childs, David Gosset and Zak Webb have proposed a new universal computational model.
– February 15, 2013

IQC Researchers Present Quantum Device Research at AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston

Quantum Sensors: Toward the Ultimate Limits
– February 14, 2012