Research and Development Survey

Scientific research, development, and innovation are essential drivers of economic growth and key factors for sustainable development in all countries worldwide. In order for decision-makers and policymakers to make informed decisions in this field, it is crucial to have indicators that support research and development, meet requirements, and effectively describe the landscape of research and development in government institutions and the business sector.
Element Description
Survey or opinion poll name Research and Development Survey
Organization name Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi
Theme Economic
Frequency Annual
Sample unit Companies
Data confidentiality
No reports were found.
Element Description
  • To provide essential indicators on research, development, and innovation in the Emirate.
  • To develop indicators for research and development.
  • To enhance the knowledge base, competitiveness, and innovation capacity.
  • To provide the necessary data to support economic policies and decision-making in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and evaluate the effectiveness of these policies.
  • To establish a foundational database for measuring progress towards the goals of the Abu Dhabi government and the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030.

Measuring the size of research and development in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

  • Spending on research and development by economic activity.
  • Number of R&D personnel by economic activity.
  • Value added of R&D activities as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

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