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  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X200800110596
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In the fall of 2007, Statistics Canada designed a survey to gather information on how successfully businesses commercialize innovative products. What strategies must businesses use to achieve their ends? How can they attain their business goals? How is commercial success or failure measured? These are some of the challenges that drove the development of a new survey on commercializing innovation.

    Release date: 2008-05-22

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X200700210331
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Highly qualified human resources in science and technology are vital for innovation and economic growth. Both are dependent on the stock of human capital which supplies the labour market with highly skilled workers and helps in the diffusion of advanced knowledge. This article profiles Canada's highly qualified personnel based on immigrant status and place of birth, field of study, and selected demographic and employment characteristics.

    Release date: 2007-10-09

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2005009
    Description:

    The main indicators of biotechnology activities in Canada are presented in this article. The data are from the 2003 Biotechnology Use and Development Survey. Within the last few years, except for the number of employees with biotechnology-related responsibilities that remained stable, an increase in all the indicators was noticed. For example, the number of innovative firms involved in biotechnology activities rose from 375 in 2001 to 490 in 2003 and biotechnology revenues rose from $3.6 billion to $3.8 billion between 2001 and 2003. Also, biotechnology R&D spending increased by 11% between 2001 and 2003 and the amount of capital raised for biotechnology was up 73% during this period.

    Release date: 2005-04-27

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2004017
    Description:

    Using data from the 1997 Biotechnology Firm Survey and the 1999 and 2001 cycles of the Biotechnology Use and Development Survey, this article portrays the evolution of key indicators of Canadian biotechnology companies from 1997 to 2001.

    Release date: 2004-10-22

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20040026931
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Research and development (R&D) has assumed an increasingly important place in Canada's services sector, where the business services are the ones performing the majority of the R&D. This paper highlights the importance of the effort dedicated to R&D in this sector.

    Release date: 2004-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2003005
    Description:

    The main indicators of biotechnology activities in Canada are presented in this article. The data are from the 2001 Biotechnology Use and Development Survey. Within the last few years, except for the amount of financing capital raised, an increase in all the indicators was noticed. For example, the number of innovative firms involved in biotechnology activities rose from 358 in 1999 to 375 in 2001. The Human Health sector outpaces all the other sectors in terms of the number of firms, human resources, biotechnology revenues, biotechnology research and development expenditures, amount of financing capital raised, and the number of products in the pipeline. Contrary to medium-sized and large firms where the personnel is more homogenous, small firms employ mostly highly-qualified workers. The 2001 data show a maturing trend in small firms. Most firms could not hire enough people to fill all their vacancies (estimated at 953 positions in Canada) for the 2001 year.

    Release date: 2003-03-28

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20030016475
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Data from the 2001 Biotechnology Use and Development Survey show that human resources in biotechnology increased substantially between 1999 and 2001. In this article, we attempt to answer two questions: What are the characteristics of the human resources engaged in the biotechnology field in Canada? Moreover, what are the main factors that contributed to the growth of these human resources in 2001?

    Release date: 2003-02-18

  • Articles and reports: 88-001-X20030017885
    Description:

    Data on science and technology (S&T) expenditures and person-years allocated to biotechnology for the year 2001-2002 were collected from selected federal departments and agencies. The criterion for selection was significant activity in this field. Survey results contribute to the work of the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy.

    Release date: 2003-02-07

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2002005
    Description:

    The information in this document is intended primarily to be used by scientific and technological (S&T) policy makers, both federal and provincial, largely as a basis for interprovincial and intersectoral comparisons.

    The statistics are aggregates of the provincial government science surveys conducted by Statistics Canada under contract with the provinces, and cover the period 1992-1993 to 2000-2001.

    Release date: 2002-04-10

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2002003
    Description:

    This is the final of three papers providing data and an overview of the results of the Biotechnology Use and Development Survey - 1999. Readers are encouraged to use the data. The next edition of the Biotechnology Use and Development Survey - 2001 is expected to be administered in the spring of 2002 with results available early in 2003.

    Release date: 2002-03-28
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  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X200800110596
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In the fall of 2007, Statistics Canada designed a survey to gather information on how successfully businesses commercialize innovative products. What strategies must businesses use to achieve their ends? How can they attain their business goals? How is commercial success or failure measured? These are some of the challenges that drove the development of a new survey on commercializing innovation.

    Release date: 2008-05-22

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X200700210331
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Highly qualified human resources in science and technology are vital for innovation and economic growth. Both are dependent on the stock of human capital which supplies the labour market with highly skilled workers and helps in the diffusion of advanced knowledge. This article profiles Canada's highly qualified personnel based on immigrant status and place of birth, field of study, and selected demographic and employment characteristics.

    Release date: 2007-10-09

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2005009
    Description:

    The main indicators of biotechnology activities in Canada are presented in this article. The data are from the 2003 Biotechnology Use and Development Survey. Within the last few years, except for the number of employees with biotechnology-related responsibilities that remained stable, an increase in all the indicators was noticed. For example, the number of innovative firms involved in biotechnology activities rose from 375 in 2001 to 490 in 2003 and biotechnology revenues rose from $3.6 billion to $3.8 billion between 2001 and 2003. Also, biotechnology R&D spending increased by 11% between 2001 and 2003 and the amount of capital raised for biotechnology was up 73% during this period.

    Release date: 2005-04-27

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2004017
    Description:

    Using data from the 1997 Biotechnology Firm Survey and the 1999 and 2001 cycles of the Biotechnology Use and Development Survey, this article portrays the evolution of key indicators of Canadian biotechnology companies from 1997 to 2001.

    Release date: 2004-10-22

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20040026931
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Research and development (R&D) has assumed an increasingly important place in Canada's services sector, where the business services are the ones performing the majority of the R&D. This paper highlights the importance of the effort dedicated to R&D in this sector.

    Release date: 2004-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2003005
    Description:

    The main indicators of biotechnology activities in Canada are presented in this article. The data are from the 2001 Biotechnology Use and Development Survey. Within the last few years, except for the amount of financing capital raised, an increase in all the indicators was noticed. For example, the number of innovative firms involved in biotechnology activities rose from 358 in 1999 to 375 in 2001. The Human Health sector outpaces all the other sectors in terms of the number of firms, human resources, biotechnology revenues, biotechnology research and development expenditures, amount of financing capital raised, and the number of products in the pipeline. Contrary to medium-sized and large firms where the personnel is more homogenous, small firms employ mostly highly-qualified workers. The 2001 data show a maturing trend in small firms. Most firms could not hire enough people to fill all their vacancies (estimated at 953 positions in Canada) for the 2001 year.

    Release date: 2003-03-28

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20030016475
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Data from the 2001 Biotechnology Use and Development Survey show that human resources in biotechnology increased substantially between 1999 and 2001. In this article, we attempt to answer two questions: What are the characteristics of the human resources engaged in the biotechnology field in Canada? Moreover, what are the main factors that contributed to the growth of these human resources in 2001?

    Release date: 2003-02-18

  • Articles and reports: 88-001-X20030017885
    Description:

    Data on science and technology (S&T) expenditures and person-years allocated to biotechnology for the year 2001-2002 were collected from selected federal departments and agencies. The criterion for selection was significant activity in this field. Survey results contribute to the work of the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy.

    Release date: 2003-02-07

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2002005
    Description:

    The information in this document is intended primarily to be used by scientific and technological (S&T) policy makers, both federal and provincial, largely as a basis for interprovincial and intersectoral comparisons.

    The statistics are aggregates of the provincial government science surveys conducted by Statistics Canada under contract with the provinces, and cover the period 1992-1993 to 2000-2001.

    Release date: 2002-04-10

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2002003
    Description:

    This is the final of three papers providing data and an overview of the results of the Biotechnology Use and Development Survey - 1999. Readers are encouraged to use the data. The next edition of the Biotechnology Use and Development Survey - 2001 is expected to be administered in the spring of 2002 with results available early in 2003.

    Release date: 2002-03-28
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