Annual Survey of Research and Development in Canadian Industry (RDCI)
Results of research and development of enterprise, category
Results of research and development refers to improvements achieved with research and development expenditures. These improvements can be related to products or to activities performed in the enterprise.
Enterprise refers to the highest level of the Business Register statistical hierarchy. In alignment with the System of National Accounts, it is defined as an institutional unit that directs and controls the allocation of resources relating to its operations, and for which financial statements are maintained from which international transactions, an international investment position and a financial position for the unit can be derived. Enterprises can be corporations, quasi-corporations, institutions, or unincorporated businesses such as sole proprietors or partnerships. For incorporated enterprises, financial statements can be consolidated.