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Facts and Figures

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

2016 the total amount of the Austrian Gross Expenditure on R&D (GERD) will reach 3.07% of the gross domestic product (GDP).

Expected Austrian R&D expenditure in 2016

Source: Statistics Austria
Share of different sectors on R&D expenditurein %in EUR bn
Private enterprises48.0approx. 5.14
Public sector35.7approx. 3.83
Funds from abroad16.0approx. 1.72
Private non-profit sector0.5approx. 0.049
Expected R&D expenditure 201610.74

The ten companies with the largest investments in R&D, taken as a percentage of gross revenues (2015)

Source:  http://www.trendtop500.at/
1. Infineon Technologies Austria AG  25.44 %
2. Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG 21.46 %
3. Bosch Robert AG 20.71 %
4. ams AG 17.30 %
5. Frequentis AG  16.37 %
6. Stiwa Holding GmbH 14.38 %
7. Bernecker + Rainer Industrie-Elektronik GmbH 12.52 %
8. Trumpf Maschinen Austria GmbH & Co KG 11.13 %
9. AVL List GmbH 10.79 %
10. Anton Paar GmbH 10.30 %
Last modified
2016.08.22
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