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DTI research and development scoreboard reveals extent of R&D in services sector

There has been a 2 billion rise in UK companies' R&D investment according to figures published today in the DTI's 2006 R&D Scoreboard.

R&D investment is 19.2 billion compared to 17 billion reported in the 2005 Scoreboard. Around two thirds of this substantial increase is due to companies in sectors such as banks, insurance, media and retail disclosing R&D for the first time. The remaining third reflects a four per cent increase in R&D by the top 800 UK companies compared with the previous year.

The UK's top R&D companies are keeping pace with their US counterparts in the world's top 1250 R&D companies, with both showing an 8 per cent rise in R&D compared with the previous year.

The Scoreboard also shows UK companies' continuing strength in aerospace and pharmaceuticals and reflects a growing software sector - aerospace R&D is up 21 per cent and software up 13 per cent.

Science and Innovation Minister Lord Sainsbury said:

"This year's Scoreboard confirms again that R&D plays a key part in business success, and demonstrates the ever-widening relevance of innovation, and the R&D that goes into its creation, for companies large and small.

"The UK is an attractive location for R&D activities and companies are increasingly recognising the benefits of the UK as a productive environment for R&D investment.

"Global competition remains strong and the Government is committed to making the UK one of the best places in the world for science and innovation."

The R&D Scoreboard is the premier source of information on business R&D in the UK and globally, looking at data for the top 1250 global R&D investing companies (which includes 72 from the UK) and the top 800 from the UK. It shows that:

  • The top ten foreign-owned UK companies account for just over half of the 4.4 billion of R&D performed by foreign-owned UK companies. Eight of these 10 have higher R&D intensities than t
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