Title: The 2008 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard
Publisher: European Commission
Publication Year: 2008
JRC N°: JRC47974
ISBN: 978-92-79-10051-2
ISSN: 1018-5593
Other Identifiers: EUR 23530 EN
URI: http://ipts.jrc.ec.europa.eu/publications/pub.cfm?id=1779
DOI: 10.2791/53870
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This report presents the results of the 2008 edition of the "EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard" (Scoreboard). It provides information on the 1000 EU companies and 1000 non-EU companies investing the largest sums in R&D. The Scoreboard includes R&D figures along with other economic and financial data from the last four financial years. The report includes a discussion on the key figures of the world¿s top R&D investors. It examines overall levels of R&D, the performance of the EU companies, and the main changes that took place in the last five years. The performance of individual companies among the top R&D investors, in particular those undergoing significant R&D growth is outlined. Moreover, an overview of the company data aggregated by industrial sectors and world regions, with comparisons between the EU companies and their main competitors is included.
JRC Directorate:Growth and Innovation

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