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The Academy of Science of the Royal Society of Canada

Submission — The Academy of Science of the Royal Society of Canada

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Submitter(s): Bell, Graham

Summary: Innovation is the most important driver of growth and productivity in high income countries. One important driver of innovation is the transmission of public sector research and development into the private sector. That is currently limited because too few research scientists take up positions with private companies. We propose measures to ensure that a greater proportion of the next generation of PhD students take up positions in industry.

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