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Our experience is that assessing the economic impact of new or proposed projects is taking on even greater importance as both public and private sources of capital become increasing difficult to obtain.

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Most publicly-funded research and development (R&D) institutions in Canada are under considerable pressure from their funding authorities to demonstrate and quantify the economic benefits that resulted

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By whatever standard one wishes to apply to commercialization in publicly funded laboratories, the Communications Research Centre has always rated very highly. The reasons for that go back to the

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Anyone who is involved in high technology in Canada would have to agree that the country has a very strong R&D lobby. Politicians and policy makers are bombarded with messages from both industry

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An important element in conducting impact analysis is “opportunity costs”. What could otherwise be done with the investment or funding? 

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Economic development officers (EDOs) at the municipal level are nearly all keenly interested in having their municipalities or cities share in

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There are many reasons why corporations find it difficult to commercialize technology that is outside their normal course of activities. Either they do not have the right management structure, they do not have

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