Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation

Key nanotechnology indicators

 

These nanotechnology indicators below are produced by the OECD’s Directorate for Science Technology and Innovation (DSTI).

Latest update: November 2017

Tiny URL for this page: oe.cd/kni

 

See also: Revised proposal for the revision of the statistical definitions of biotechnology and nanotechnology (January 2018)

 

 

Click on the links below to go to the graphs and get to the underlying data in Excel format

 

1. Nanotechnology firms

KNI 1 Number of firms active in nanotechnology, 2008-2015

  

2. Nanotechnology R&D

KNI 3 Nanotechnology R&D expenditures in the business sector, 2008-2015

KNI 4 Nanotechnology R&D intensity in the business sector, 2008-2015

KNI 5 Percentage of nanotechnology R&D expenditure by dedicated nanotechnology R&D firms in the services sectors, 2014 or latest available year (last updated October 2016)

KNI 6 Percentage of nanotechnology R&D expenditure performed by small nanotechnology R&D firms, 2014 or latest available year (last updated October 2016)
  

3. Public-sector nanotechnology R&D

KNI 7 Intramural nanotechnology R&D expenditures in the government and higher education sectors, millions of USD PPP, 2009-2015

KNI 8 Intramural nanotechnology R&D expenditures in the government and higher education sectors as a percentage of total government and higher education sectors R&D expenditures, 2009-2015
  

4. Nanotechnology patents

KNI 9 Share of countries in nanotechnology patents, 2000-2014

KNI 10 Revealed technological advantage in nanotechnologies, 2002-2004 and 2012-2014
  

Methodology: Nanotechnology statistics methodology 2017 (xls)


Also available: 
Key biotechnology indicators

 

 

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