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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 • Due to austerity measures, the total ICT R&D expenditure has only slightly increased with an average of 2-3% per annum.
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 • ICT R&D is a dedicated part of national strategy and a priority for Ministry of Communication and Information Society, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Business Environmentand Ministry of Education
Has the total ICT R&D spending (private and public) risen by 10% per annum in the last 3 available years? No According to the estimated data the total ICT R&D spending (private & public) has risen in 2009-2011 by 3-5%, with an emphasis on ICT systems implemented at a national level (ex.: on-line prescriptions).
Have the number of ICT researchers grown by at least 10% per annum in the last available 3 years? No
Are there targeted allocations of Structural Funds on ICT R&D? No • However, there are a significant number of projects supporting ICT applications and one project supporting the development of a large scale ICT infrastructure – RO GRID

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