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Facts and Figures

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

2014 the total amount of the Austrian Gross Expenditure on R&D (GERD) will reach 2.88% of the gross domestic product (GDP).

Expected Austrian R&D expenditure in 2014

Source: Statistics Austria

Share of different sectors on R&D expenditure

in %

in EUR bn

Private enterprises

44.5

approx. 4.15

Public sector

38.7

approx. 3.61

Funds from abroad

16.4

approx. 1.53

Private non-profit sector

0.5

approx. 0.0425

Expected R&D expenditure 2014


9.33

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 AG

22.38 %

2.

ams AG

19.86 %

3.

Frequentis AG

17.44 %

4.

Bosch Robert AG

17.37 %

5.

Bernecker + Rainer Industrie-Elektronik GmbH

16.14 %

6.

Anton Paar GmbH

15.50 %

7.

Epcos OHG

15.23 %

8.

Kapsch Group Bet.GmbH 

12.41 %

9.

Knapp AG

10.72 %

10.

AVL List GmbH

10.12 %

Source:  www.trendTOP500.at

Last modified
2014.08.20
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