President Gertler sees a bright future in Uber’s investment in the Vector Institute, in a recent article in The Globe and Mail

Posted on May 11, 2017

The news that Uber will open an Advanced Technologies Group, to be housed in Toronto’s new Vector Institute and led by U of T Professor Raquel Urtasun, has prompted critics to worry that Canada is losing talent to multinationals. U of T President Meric Gertler explains why partnering with large technology companies will strengthen U of T’s and Canada’s position. He writes, “A thriving innovation ecosystem needs both homegrown startups and scale-ups, as well as knowledge-intensive multinationals investing locally in research and development.”

For more, read the full article in The Globe and Mail