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Western’s Globally Top Ranked Research Parks

on July 31, 2014

For nearly three decades, Western Research Parks have served as a strong link between academics and commerce, and a key contributor to the movement of an idea or a discovery from concept to the marketplace.

Western University’s Research Parks (Discovery Park, Advanced Manufacturing Park and Sarnia-Lambton Research Park), have now been ranked 22nd in the world by Swedish research company UBI Index in its Global Top 25 University Business Incubators 2014. In its assessment of business incubators around the globe, UBI Index considers and measures three performance categories – contribution to the economic ecosystem, value to start-up clients and post-incubation performance of those start-ups.

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Research Park Plan Looks to Fuel Collaboration

on September 19, 2013

Paul Paolatto has seen the shift. Now, he wants Western and the City of London to take advantage of it.
Once viewed as too institutional by industry leaders, university-led research parks have evolved into “marquee addresses” for those seeking a deeper collaboration between industry and the academe.

“It gives them preferred access to great knowledge and high-performance people – not only faculty, but students as well,” said the Western Research Parks executive director. “They are starting to appreciate that.”

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