R&T REVIEW

Economic Impact Study

The impact of research and technology parks in Canada is significant. Download the summary for more information.

March 31, 2017

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FAST FACTS

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There are 26 research and technology parks in Canada.

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75% of Canadian research and technology parks in Canada have an accelerator.

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33% of companies in a Canadian research and technology park report over half of employees hold an advanced degree (Masters, PhD).

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71% of companies in research and technology parks in Canada have their headquarters in these parks.

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49% of companies are actively or occasionally exporting.

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45% of companies located within the research and technology parks plan to expand by adding new locations. Of those new locations, 45% are planned for the company's home province and another 21% in Canada, but outside their home province.

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