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Member States to double annual public spending on ICT research and development

Indicator Status Evidence
Have your ICT R&D expenditure risen by 10% or more per annum in public spending in last 3 available years? - No sectoral data available. It should be noted that the progress rate of public spending in R&D in the first decade (2000-2009) was higher than a factor of 5 in absolute terms.
Is ICT R&D a dedicated area in your Research and Development programme (either as a separate programme or a part of general R&D programme)? Yes In 2007, the government defined the priorities for public research. One of these priorities is called “Innovation in services” and encompasses: - Development and Performance of the Financial Systems - Business Service Design - Information Security and Trust Management - Telecommunication and Multimedia. These priorities are mainly implemented via the CORE programme of the National Research Fund (www.fnr.lu).
Has the total ICT R&D spending (private and public) risen by 10% per annum in the last 3 available years? - No sectoral data available. The progress rate of total spending in R&D during the first decade (2000-2009) was about 1.7 in absolute terms.
Have the number of ICT researchers grown by at least 10% per annum in the last available 3 years? - No sectoral data available. The progress rate of total number of researchers during the first decade (2000-2009) was about 1.5 in absolute terms.
Are there targeted allocations of Structural Funds on ICT R&D? -

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