Our Impact

U15 universities are the springboard for cutting-edge research and innovation. We strengthen Canada’s economy, and attract stellar students and faculty. Here’s a snapshot of our impact.

Member Universities

9 915

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Canadian research-focused universities

RESEARCH CONDUCTED

8,5 $

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U15 universities conduct about $8.5 B worth of research annually

PRIVATE-SECTOR RESEARCH
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83% of all contracted private-sector research in Canada

RESEARCH FUNDING
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79% of all competitively allocated research funding in Canada

PATENTS
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U15 universities hold 81% of Canadian university patents

TECHNOLOGY LICENCES
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U15 universities hold 85% of Canadian university technology licences

UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
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Home to 46% of all university students in Canada

DOCTORAL STUDENTS
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70% of full-time doctoral students in Canada study at U15 universities