R&D expenditure 4 percent up in 2018
In 2018, Dutch enterprises, institutions and the higher education sector spent around 16.7 billion euros on Research & Development (R&D), using own and hired personnel.
Rising number of innovating businesses
In the period 2014-2016, the number of companies implementing technological innovations rose to nearly 20 thousand, up by nearly one thousand relative to the period 2012-2014. This involves new or...
Top sectors employ over 1.6 million people
The so-called top sectors include more than 260 thousand businesses. Together, they accounted for more than one third of total output value in 2010. Two thirds of spending on innovation projects by...