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Table 6a. Environmental firms undertaking research and development activities aimed at developing greenhouse gas technologies, by type of research and development activity, 2002
Type of research and development activity Percent
Only in-house research and development
55.3
Only research and development contracted out to other firms
1.4
Only research and development carried out jointly with another firm
3.4
Both in-house research and development and resarch and development contracted out to other firms
8.7
Both in-house research and development and research and development carried out jointly with another firm
19.2
Both research and development contracted out to other firms and research and development carried out jointly with another firm
0.5
Research and development, whether in-house, contracted out to other firms, or carried out jointly with another firm
11.5
Source: Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, Environment Industry Survey.

 

Table 6b. Environmental firms undertaking research and development activities aimed at developing greenhouse gas technologies, by number of research and development funding sources, 2002
Number of research and development funding sources Percent
One
47.8
Two
31.4
Three
16.4
Four or more
4.3
Source: Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, Environment Industry Survey.

 

Table 6c. Environmental firms undertaking research and development activities aimed at developing greenhouse gas technologies, by type of research and development funding source, 2002
Type of research and development funding source Percent
Canadian federal government (grants or tax credits)
60.4
Parent, affiliated or subsidiary firms
39.1
Provincial or territorial government
23.7
Research and development contract work conducted for other firms
20.8
Universities
10.6
Other
22.7
Source: Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, Environment Industry Survey.