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Facts and Figures

Here you can find some interesting facts and figures on the research and development sector.

2015 the total amount of the Austrian Gross Expenditure on R&D (GERD) will reach 3% of the gross domestic product (GDP).

Expected Austrian R&D expenditure in 2015

Source: Statistics Austria
Share of different sectors on R&D expenditurein %in EUR bn
Private enterprises47.2approx. 4.76
Public sector37.3approx. 3.77
Funds from abroad15.1approx. 1.53
Private non-profit sector0.4approx. 0.043
Expected R&D expenditure 2015 10.00
54% of the Austrian enterprises have been "innovation active" over the period 2010-2012.

Source: Statistics Austria

The ten companies with the largest investments in R&D, taken as a percentage of gross revenues (2013)

1.Infineon Technologies Austria AG22.38 %
2.ams AG19.86 %
3.Frequentis AG17.44 %
4.Bosch Robert AG17.37 %
5.Bernecker + Rainer Industrie-Elektronik GmbH16.14 %
6.Anton Paar GmbH15.50 %
7.Epcos OHG15.23 %
8.Kapsch Group Bet.GmbH 12.41 %
9.Knapp AG10.72 %
10.AVL List GmbH10.12 %
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