SMEs R&D expenditure financed by the government sector

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SMEs R&D expenditure financed by the government sector

% of total business R&D expenditure financed by the government sector

 201220132014201520162017
Belgium
  Firms with fewer than 50 employees18.518.5--38.2----
  Firms with 50 to 249 employees22.123.2--23.9----
  Total SMEs40.641.6--62.1----
Netherlands
  Firms with fewer than 50 employees19.022.222.923.316.3--
  Firms with 50 to 249 employees35.029.924.413.512.7--
  Total SMEs54.052.147.336.829.0--
France
  Firms with fewer than 50 employees------------
  Firms with 50 to 249 employees8.58.6--------
  Total SMEs------------
Germany
  Firms with fewer than 50 employees------21.8----
  Firms with 50 to 249 employees--21.5--21.7----
  Total SMEs------43.5----
Austria
  Firms with fewer than 50 employees------------
  Firms with 50 to 249 employees--22.5--19.3----
  Total SMEs------------
United Kingdom
  Firms with fewer than 50 employees4.65.312.714.613.4--
  Firms with 50 to 249 employees7.39.312.59.89.5--
  Total SMEs11.914.525.224.423.0--

Regional data

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Description

  •  24/05/2019

Share of SMEs expenditure on R&D financed by the government sector in the total business expenditure on R&D financed by the government sector. Government funded business R&D includes grants and payments for R&D, contracts for procurement, but it does not include R&D tax incentives, repayable loans, or equity investments.

SMEs are defined as enterprises with fewer than 250 employees.

Other languages

  • Dépenses de R&D des PME financées par le secteur de l'Etat
  • O&O-uitgaven van kmo’s gefinancierd door de overheidssector

Source: Eurostat, Research and development database, Belgian Science Policy.