National Research and Development Survey

The Science & Technology Policy Studies Division (STPSD) of the NSF conducts the National R&D Survey on regular basis and the findings of the Survey are published in Statistical Handbooks and Statistical Briefs. These publications reflect the status of the Research and Development activities of the respective year in the country aiming to provide a quantitative overview of the sector performance to policymakers, planners, researchers, scientists, and technologists. We strive to be on par with the international standards, where the statistical indicators presented in the publication have been developed according to the definitions and guidelines of OECD and UIS.

This Survey covers Research and Development Activities in four Sectors namely,

1. State Research Institutions

2. Higher Education Institutes

3. Business Enterprises Sector

4. Private Non-Profit Institutions

The information presented in the handbook covers;

1. Financial Resources for R&D

2. Human Resources employed in R&D

3. Output Indicators of R&D

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