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Table of Contents

List of Figures

  1. NSERC Program Activity Architecture
  2. Summary Information for NSERC
  3. Program Activities by Strategic Outcome
  4. Federal Funding of Higher Education R&D in the NSE
  5. Higher Education R&D (HERD) as a Percentage of GDP, 2006 or Most Recent Year
  6. University R&D Funding in the Natural Sciences and Engineering, 2007
  7. NSERC's Clients and Partners, 2007-08
  8. First Degree Awarded in the NSE as a Percentage of Total First Degrees 2004 or Most Recent Year
  9. Examples of PromoScience Program Impact
  10. Performance Related to NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA)
  11. Performance Related to NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships
  12. Performance Related to NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF)
  13. Performance Related to NSERC Industrial R&D Fellowships (IRDF)
  14. Unemployment Rate (%) for Natural Scientists and Engineers (NSE)
  15. Average Annual Salaries by Occupation in Canada, 2007
  16. Number of Workers in Natural Science and Engineering Occupations in Canada (Professional and Technical)
  17. Average Annual Growth in Occupations in Canada 1988 to 2007
  18. Canada Research Chair (NSERC) Recruitment from Abroad by Year (% of Chairs)
  19. Knowledge and Technology Transfer (Partner Survey) - IRC Program
  20. Number of Foreign Educated New Applicants to NSERC's Discovery Grants Program
  21. Number of NSERC-Funded Professors Leaving the Country
  22. Number of Canadian Publications in the NSE and World Share
  23. Average Relative Citation Factor (ARC) in the NSE, 2006
  24. Canada's Relative Citation Impact for Select Subfields, 2002-2006
  25. Per Capita Output of Publications in the NSE, 2006
  26. Sample of Important Discoveries of 2007-08 Funded by NSERC
  27. Number of University-Industry and University-Government Publications with NSERC-Funded Professors
  28. NSERC-Funded Professors' Interaction with Users
  29. Planning Knowledge Dissemination Activities to Users and Knowledge Dissemination Activities to Private Firms
  30. How Partners Used Results from an NSERC Strategic Project Grant
  31. Contributions to NSERC's Collaborative R&D Grants (CRD) Program
  32. Survey of University Intellectual Property Commercialization
  33. Number of U.S. Patents Issued to Canadian Universities and NSERC-Funded Start-up Companies
  34. Percentage of Canadian Institutional U.S. Patents Issued to Canadian Universities and NSERC-Funded Start-Up Companies
  35. Canadian University Licensing Revenue
  36. NSERC-Funded Innovations That Were Licensed
  37. Companies Linked to NSERC-Funded Research, 1954 to 2007
  38. Market Capitalization of Start-Up Companies
  39. R&D Spending of Top Start-Up Companies Linked to NSERC
  40. NSERC-Funded Professors' Knowledge Transfer Activities Over Past 5 Years
  41. Information Technology Innovations Funded by NSERC
  42. Energy Technology Innovations Funded by NSERC
  43. Environment Innovations Funded by NSERC
  44. Health Innovations Funded by NSERC

List of Tables

  1. Departmental Links to Government of Canada Outcomes
  2. Comparison of Planned to Actual Spending (incl. FTEs)
  3. Voted and Statutory Items
  4. Transfer Payment Programs

List of Abbreviations

  • BDC - Business Development Bank of Canada
  • CCI - College and Community Innovation Program
  • CFI - Canada Foundation for Innovation
  • CGS - Canada Graduate Scholarships
  • CIHR - Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • CRC - Canada Research Chair
  • CRD - Collaborative Research and Development
  • DPR - Departmental Performance Report
  • HQP - Highly Qualified Personnel
  • I2I - Idea to Innovation
  • IP - Intellectual Property
  • IPM - Intellectual Property Mobilization
  • IRDF - Industrial Research and Development Fellowship
  • MRS - Major Resources Support
  • NCE - Networks of Centres of Excellence
  • NRC - National Research Council
  • NSE - Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • NSERC - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  • OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • PDF - Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • R&D - Research and Development
  • SSHRC - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • USRA - Undergraduate Student Research Awards