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Expenditure and employment in Internal R&D activities related to biotechnology - Year 2016
Indicator Note Value Variation
Internal expenditure 1 1,579,928 2.6
Employed personnel Total 2 24,830 2.3
Employed personnel Women 2 14,026 2.4
Researchers. Total 2 15,765 4.6
Researchers. Women 2 8,367 4.3
  • Variation: percentage compared to the previous year
    • Thousands of euros
    • People on a full-time equivalent

The objective of the Statistics on Biotechnology Use is the measurement of the national effort in biotechnology-related activities, so that it is capable of providing the necessary information for the taking of adequate scientific-technological policy decisions. In this regard, the objective is to ascertain the type of biotechnology-related activities that are carried out in each of the sectors in which the economy is divided; the final application areas of the products obtained via the development of biotechnologies; economic and human resources appointed to the biotechnology-related productive and investigation activity in Spain.

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Year 2016 Published: 22/12/2017
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