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Target: Double the percentage of companies engaged in collaborations with higher education research institutions by 2025

Figure 6.1: Percentage of companies engaged in collaborations (2014)

Measuring the extent to which firms use collaborations allows for the evaluation of the robustness of innovation linkages. It is also a measure of the connectivity that fuels commercialization in the innovation system.

Figure 6.1: Percentage of companies engaged in collaborations (2014)
Type of collaborations % of companies in 2014

Sources:

Companies collaborating with universities, technical institutes or colleges 5.2%
Companies collaborating with government research organizations and programs 3.0%
Companies collaborating with other companies 14.1%
Companies engaged in at least one form of collaboration 18.4%
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