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Topic: Research and Development in Business

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  • UK Gross Domestic Expenditure on Research and Development, 2012 12-Mar-2014
    Estimates of R&D performed by the following four sectors of the economy, as defined in the Frascati manual, Business Enterprise (BERD), Higher Education (HERD), Government (GovERD) which includes Research Councils, and Private Non-Profit (PNP) organisations. All these sectors’ (Business, Government, Higher Education and Private Non-Profit) R&D data are known collectively as GERD, which represents the gross domestic expenditure on R&D in the UK.
  • Business Enterprise Research and Development, 2012 22-Nov-2013
    This release provides estimates of businesses' expenditure and employment relating to R&D performed in the UK in 2012, irrespective of the residence of the ultimate owner or user of the R&D produced.
  • Service Lives of R&D Assets: Patent Approach 25-Mar-2013
    Service Lives of R&D Assets: Patent Approach. This publication considers the use of patent life estimates as an indicator of R&D service lives, discussing the strengths and limitations of this approach in detail.
  • Ownership of R&D Assets 22-Mar-2013
    This release will test the long held assumption that funders of research and development are also the owners of any resulting asset, using the results from a pioneering question added to Gross Expenditure on Research and Development surveys. The paper will then suggest how R&D capital should be allocated across industrial sectors.
  • Service Lives of R&D Assets: Background and Comparison of Approaches 22-Mar-2013
    Service Lives of R&D Assets: Background and Comparison of Approaches
  • Service Lives of R&D Assets: Questionnaire Approach 22-Mar-2013
    This publication presents information gathered from a new question on R&D service lives included in the 2011 Business Enterprise Research and Development survey. The origins and development of the question are overviewed and results are presented, along with assessment of statistical reliability.

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