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Research and Development - Links

Links to areas within the Scottish Government

Scottish Annual Business Statistics

Scottish Annual Business Statistics provides data on the Production (including Manufacturing), Construction and Service Sectors in Scotland. In addition to employee numbers and turnover, there is information available on a range of financial variables including gross value added and net capital expenditure.

Businesses in Scotland

Businesses in Scotland provides information on enterprises operating in Scotland. The tables include information on businesses' employment and turnover and are broken down into various groupings including industry, company size, local authority area, and country of ownership.

Growth Sector Statistics Database

The growth sector statistics provide economic statistics for the six private sector dominated growth sectors as set out in the Scotland's Economic Strategy.

Research and Development - Links

Links to websites outside the Scottish Government

Please note that when accessing the following links you will leave the Scottish Government website. The Scottish Government and its staff are not responsible for content external to this website.

ONS UK BERD Statistical Bulletin

Breakdowns of R&D spending and employment by UK business across different market sectors.

ONS UK GERD Statistical Bulletin

The most reliable estimate of national R&D spending and draws together information on R&D spending in the public and private sectors.

OECD Frascati Manual

The internationally recognized methodology for collecting and using R&D statistics, the Frascati Manual is an essential tool for statisticians worldwide.

OECD Main Science and Technology Indicators

This biannual publication provides a set of indicators that reflect the level and structure of the efforts undertaken by OECD Member countries and nine non-member economies in the field of science and technology.

European Commission EU R&D Scoreboard

The EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard provides economic and financial data and analysis of the top corporate R&D investors from the EU and abroad. It is based on company data extracted directly from each company's Annual Report.

ONS Science Engineering and Technology Statistics

A summary of key science, engineering and technology statistics.

DBIS Community Innovation Survey

The survey provides a regular snapshot of innovation inputs and outputs and the constraints faced by UK businesses in their innovation efforts.