R&T REVIEW

Economic Impact Study

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

September 29, 2016

Western Research Parks Wins AURP Outstanding Research Park Award

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, September 29, 2016 – The Association of University Research Parks (AURP), a professional association of university...

June 27, 2016

Resson’s $14M Round Led by Monsanto

In a landmark venture capital funding, Fredericton agriculture technology company Resson has raised US$11 million (C$14 million) from...

May 31, 2016

RESI Conference at MaRS Discovery District - June 23

Life Science Nation (LSN) and MaRS Discovery District (MaRS) are collaborating with Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS to bring the...

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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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