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ERIC Number: ED132036
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Oct-27
Reference Count: N/A
Energy Increase of 18 Percent Paces Industrial R&D Spending in 1975. Science Resources Studies Highlights, October 27, 1976.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.
Reported are the results of the 1975 survey of federal and industrial spending for research and development (R&D) activities. Data are presented for comparison with 1974 data. Major findings include: R&D spending rose 5%, to $23.5 billion; Federal funds to R&D rose 5%, to $8.8 billion; industry funds to R&D rose 5%, to $14.8 billion; energy R&D spending rose 18%, to $1.4 billion; basic research spending rose by 4%, to $700 million; industry applied research spending rose 6%, to $4.4 billion; and the number of full-time-equivalent R&D scientists and engineers rose 1%, to 362,500. (SL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.