(year)
In which sub-sector(s) of the industry would your company be classified?
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In which category(ies) would your company be classified?
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How would you classify your company in its life cycle?
What phase do you expect your company to be in by 2019?
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Approximately how many of your employees have a:
Number of employees
PhD degree
Master's degree
Bachelor's degree
Post-secondary degree
High school diploma
Which of the following executive positions are the most challenging to fill for your company?
Select all that apply
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Thinking of your 2018 fiscal revenue, what is the percentage of your revenue that was earned in each of the following regions? Please enter 0 if not applicable.
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% of revenue
Alberta
Rest of Canada
USA
Europe
Asia
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For the capital raised in 2018, which sources did you use to raise the funds?
Select all that apply
Source
Government-facilitated programs
Founder equity
Angel investors
Debt
Venture capitalists
Public financing
Corporate investors
Institutional
Family and friends
Acquisitions & divestitures
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Going forward, which sources do you intend to pursue to raise capital?
Select all that apply
*Issues Facing the Industry:
Please rate the following issues as ‘Very important’, ‘Important’, ‘Not Important’ or ‘Not Applicable’ to your company.
Access to highly qualified personnel
 
Funding programs for labour training to attract and retain highly skilled workforce for life science SMEs
Government and industry partnerships to increase availability of highly qualified personnel (eg. internships)
Introduce life science in cross-curricular learning from Grades 7 to 12
Streamline immigration efforts and programs to make attraction of qualified personnel easier
Build a supportive environment for innovation and commercialization
 
Better environment for conducting clinical trials in Alberta
Better access to the local market for our companies
Enhance technology transfer from universities, colleges and institutions
Sustainable funding for research and commercialization
 
Improve investment climate through globally competitive mechanisms such as matching funding models and enhanced venture capital environment
Streamlined application processed for all provincial life science funding programs
Enhance established funding programs (i.e. vouchers, AVAC)
Extend and enhance the Alberta Small Business Innovation and Research Initiative (ASBIR)
Continue an Investor Tax Credit Program
Continue Capital Investment (Manufacturing) Tax Credit Program
Introduce flow-through shares
Which government supported initiatives have you used?
Select all that apply
   4. Alberta Innovates (formerly Technology Futures, Health Solutions, Bio Solutions) 
   12. HR related 
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