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Northern Ireland Research and Development (R&D) Survey

The Research and Development Statistics report provides information on R&D expenditure in the Business sector and the Higher Education sector in Northern Ireland.  The business results provide the Northern Ireland element of an annual UK survey carried out by the Office for National Statistics - NI figures are made available at the same time as the UK results are released.  The R&D Survey provides information on: Business, Higher Education and Government Expenditure; In-House R&D (Intramural) and Purchased R&D (Extramural) Expenditure; Sources of funding; Research by Sector; and Employment on R&D.

R&D Survey Publications

Publication (Adobe PDF) Size
R&D Statistics 2012 (PDF 233 KB) 233 KB
R&D Headline Results 2012 (PDF 87 KB) 87 KB
R&D Statistics 2011 220 KB
R&D Headline Results 2011 85 KB
R&D Statistics 2010 (PDF 265 KB) 266 KB
R&D Headline Results 2010 94 KB
R&D Statistics 2009 356 KB
R&D Statistics 2008 342 KB
R&D Statistics 2007 325 KB

R&D Quality Report (PDF 28 KB)

Archive data for Research and Development (R&D)

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