Global Investments in Scientific R&D

Tom Price

For scientists around the world, one bright spot in the global economic meltdown is an increase in governments’ investment in research and development.


Countries in North America, Europe, Asia and elsewhere have made research and development (R&D) a key component of emergency government spending programs that are designed to stimulate their economies. This comes at a time when many governments were already ramping up their regular appropriations for science and technology.

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Publish Date: 01 September 2009

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