Business' benefit from Greater Fredericton’s culture of collaboration
Private sector investors profit from the readily available, resourceful, innovative and willing partners. These partners include regional and local government, economic development agencies, research and development facilities, and institutes for higher education.
Government organizations like Business New Brunswick offer accessible, flexible and competitive programs for investment attraction and business development. Emerging technology industries have access to risk capital, commercialization services, and marketing support through the Fredericton-based New Brunswick Innovation Foundation—a joint public-private sector organization funding some of New Brunswick’s most avant-garde ventures.
Enterprise Fredericton, the region’s premier economic development agency, and local communities like the City of Fredericton, Village of New Maryland and Town of Oromocto have committed to driving sustainable economic growth by streamlining business approval processes and providing efficient point-of-contact access to information and business support. The City of Fredericton is responsible for marketing and promotions, research and special initiatives.
Greater Fredericton offers unique advantages to companies whose bottom line depends on being on top of the latest scientific and technological developments. With six research and development facilities in Greater Fredericton, including the world-renowned National Research Council Institute of Information Technology local businesses are able to leverage R&D resources and expertise into commercialization success. The University of New Brunswick, located in the heart of downtown Fredericton, houses one of the industry’s most respected engineering schools and the only Faculty of Computer Science in North America.
Please follow the links below to view other key economic development partners in the Fredericton area: