2009 Report on R&D in ICT in the EU

The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) has recently published the first report of the PREDICT (Prospective Insights on R&D in ICT) series focusing on ICT research and development activities in the EU.

The first section of the report provides an international and sectoral analysis of data on ICT R&D, including statistics on business and government R&D expenditure, as well as data from the Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard of the biggest world R&D spenders.

The second part focuses on R&D performances, presenting a conceptual framework for the assessment of innovative activities in the field and providing an overview of ICT patenting in the EU and in Member States.

Click here to read the report.