Science and technology policy

Key biotechnology indicators

 

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

 

Indicators (last updated in July 2015)

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1. Biotechnology firms

KBI 1 Number of firms active in biotechnology, 2013 or latest available year

KBI 2 Percentage of small biotechnology firms, 2013 or latest available year


2. Biotechnology R&D

KBI 3 Biotechnology R&D expenditures in the business sector, 2013 or latest available year

KBI 4 Biotechnology R&D intensity in the business sector, 2013 or latest available year

KBI 5 Percentage of biotechnology R&D expenditure by dedicated biotechnology R&D firms in the services sector, 2013 or latest available year

KBI 6 Percentage of biotechnology R&D expenditure performed by small biotechnology/R&D firms, 2013 or latest available year

 

3. Public-sector biotechnology R&D

KBI 7 Intramural biotechnology R&D expenditures in the government and higher education sectors, millions of USD PPP, 2013 or latest available year

KBI 8 Intramural biotechnology R&D expenditures in the government and higher education sectors as a percentage of total government and higher education sectors R&D expenditures, 2013 or latest available year

 

4. Biotechnology applications

KBI 9 Percentage of dedicated biotechnology firms by application, latest available year

KBI 10 Percentage of biotechnology R&D by application, latest available year

 

5. Biotechnology patents

KBI 11 Share of countries in biotechnology patents, 2010-13

KBI 12 Revealed technological advantage in biotechnologies, 2000-03 and 2010-13

 

Biotechnology statistics: Methodology 2015 (xls)

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2013 indicators on biotechnology

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2013

 

Also available: Key nanotechnology indicators