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

2013 the total amount of the Austrian Gross Expenditure on R&D (GERD) will reach 2.81% of the gross domestic product (GDP).

Expected Austrian R&D expenditure in 2013

Source: Statistics Austria

Share of different sectors on R&D expenditure

in %

in EUR bn

Private enterprises

43.9

approx. 3.93

Public sector

40.4

approx. 3.62

Funds from abroad

15.2

approx. 1.36

Private non-profit sector

0.5

approx. 0.049

Expected R&D expenditure 2013


8.96


57% of the innovation active enterprises have also introduced innovations with environmental benefits between 2008 and 2010. These "eco-innovations" reduced soil, water, noise or air pollution from the production of goods or services within the enterprise and reduced the overall energy use as well.
Source: Statistics Austria

The ten companies with the largest investments in R&D, taken as a percentage of gross revenues (2012)

1.

FACC AG

22.38%

2.

Infineon Technologies Austria AG

19.86%

3.

Bosch Robert AG

17.44%

4.

Anton Paar GmbH

17.37%

5.

Frequentis AG

16.14%

6.

Bernecker + Rainer Industrie-Elektronik GmbH

15.50%

7.

ams AG

15.23%

8.

Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG

12.41%

9.

Epcos OHG

10.72%

10.

Philips Austria GmbH

10.12%


Source:  www.trendTOP500.at

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