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Business and industry

Durham's diverse economic landscape includes leading players from the automotive, energy, manufacturing and agricultural sectors. The region is strategically located as the eastern gateway to the Greater Toronto Area and is an emerging power in Ontario. The region has one of the fastest growing populations in the country and is well-positioned for growth and prosperity.

Durham Region is becoming a leader in research and development and our university is partnering with many local companies to advance development in the areas of vehicle design, robotics, alternative energy technologies and biotechnology, to name a few.