Business R&D and Innovation Survey - Microbusiness (BRDI-M)
- Microbusinesses Spent $4.8 Billion on R&D Performance in the United States in 2016, According to New Survey
InfoBriefs | NSF 19-325 | September 5, 2019
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- Definitions of Research and Development
- This special publication provides definitions of research and development (R&D) from several official U.S. and international organizations. The document is designed as a reference for researchers and other users of data on R&D expenditures. In addition to definitions from National Science Foundation (NSF) surveys on R&D expenditures, the document includes definitions from regulatory, Federal procurement, and accounting sources. International sources include manuals from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the System of National Accounts.
National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics
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