In April, 2012, the UWaterloo Alumni Newsletter featured the REAP program. The following extract is an excellent summary of the original motivation behind REAP: Research entrepreneurs do not invent new technologies; they innovate. Rather than building products and services from scratch, they focus on how to assemble two or more technologies in new combinations. The approach spares inventors and established companies the expenses, IP issues and other frustrations common to inventor-based approaches, allowing them to

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The UW Knowledge Integration program offers students the opportunity to explore interests on both sides of the traditional arts and science divide, building their program around a core of skills that will equip them to understand and solve complex problems, communicate effectively, and be able to adapt to a changing and complex world.  On March 8, 2012, REAP was thrilled to welcome the students from INTEG 275 to paricipate in a Thinkering Event to explore

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