Health-related R&D; labour volume and expenditure, 2003-2007

Health-related R&D; labour volume and expenditure, 2003-2007

Sectors Periods R&D activities Expenditure (mln euro)
Total health-related R&D 2007 2,580
H-r R&D universities and un. hospitals 2007 1,069
H-r R&D pharmaceutical industry 2007 319
H-r R&D other ind. & wholesale 2007 691
H-r R&D by research companies 2007 334
H-r R&D in institutes excl. universities 2007 167
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This publication comprises data on health-related research & development (R&D) carried out by companies, institutes and universities.
R&D activities are measured in terms of labour volume (FTE) and expenditure.

Data available from: 2003

Status of the figures:
The figures are definitive unless mentioned otherwise.

Changes as of 14-01-2011:
- New figures have been added for the years 2005, 2006 and 2007.
- Due to the availability of better information regarding the separate functions of university hospitals, being curative care, research and education, the results of 2003 and 2004 on universities and university hospitals have been adjusted.

When will new figures be published?
This table is discontinued.

Description topics

R&D activities
Expenditure
Expenditure on R&D activities carried out by own staff. This includes
gross wage costs for R&D FTEs and investment in buildings,
laboratories, equipment and land for R&D purposes and other current
expenditures on R&D.