Development of a Technology Park

Description 

Objective:

Investigate the feasibility of establishment of a Technology Park

Background:

The Provincial Technology Park would be modeled on the very successful National Technology Park in Limerick Ireland. The Technology Park would be a public private partnership between government, the private sector and educational institutions. The focus of which would be driving embryonic business opportunities, especially through R and D initiatives, where students would learn through collaborative work experience and additionally the corporate sector would help fund the educational institutions. This would generate trained graduates that would assist in the business development process, allowing companies to grow and to create sustainable employment. This would become a truly collaborative business model.

Roles for Memorial University:

To be the catalyst between the players to create this learning, developing and job creating concept.

Communities 
St. John's
Locations 
Newfoundland and Labrador
Canada
Rural Secretariat Regions 
Avalon Peninsula
Themes 
Business development
Development
Management