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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 The overall R&D spending has been cut by 25% in 2012
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 Plan Avanza and also strategic lines in other R&D programmes. in the future it will be the same with the Digital Agenda for Spain.
Has the total ICT R&D spending (private and public) risen by 10% per annum in the last 3 available years? No
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? Yes Programme Interconnecta. Moreover, during the last years, the Secretary of State of Telecommunications and for the Information Society have certified to ERDF aids for R&D in ICT of Avanza Plan. In the future it will be the same with the Digital Agenda for Spain.

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