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NSF Director Subra Suresh, Academic and Scientific Community Outreach Event, Edificio de Telefonica, Santiago, Chile,
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Slide title: National R&D Expenditures and Share of World Total, by Region: 2007
Slide words: Billions of U.S. PPP Dollars
PPP = purchasing power parity
World total = $1,107
Slide image: World map showing worldwide R&D expenditures in 2007 in billions of U.S. PPP (purchasing power parity) dollars
North America: $393 (35.5%)
South America & Caribbean: $26 (2.4%)
Europe (Western, Central, Eastern): $313 (28.2%)
Africa & Middle East: $15 (1.3%)
Asia (East, South, West): $343 (31.0%)
Pacific: $18 (1.6%)
Image source: National Science Board, Science and Engineering Indicators 2010

Slide background image: Photo illustration of Earth from space

Background image credit: John Prusinski, National Science Foundation

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