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7 Novembre 2022

Croazia

CROATIA: 15.5% MORE SPENT ON R&D IN CROATIA IN 2021 COMPARED TO 2020

According to data published on 4 November by the State Bureau of Statistics (DZS), there was a total of HRK 5.5 billion spent on research and development (R&D) in Croatia in 2021, which is 15.5% more than in 2020, and the total spent on R&D in 2021 represents 1.27% of the gross domestic product (GDP), Croatian media report.The DZS data show that of the total funds for R&D, the most was spent in the business sector, 46.5%, followed by higher education with 32.3%, while the least funds were spent in the state and private non-profit sector, 21.1%. The largest part of R&D, 42.9%, was financed with own funds, followed by found from state and local administration with 33.1%, while a fifth of the money came from abroad.  Companies where the ones mostly financing R&D with their own funds (at 77.4%), while the state and private non-profit sector (at 58%) and higher education (at 62%) were mostly financed by state and local government.The largest part of expenditures for R&D, at 62.5%, referred to labor costs and employee compensation costs, while other current costs made up 22.8% of total expenditures, and only 14.7% referred to capital expenditures.The total number of employees in R&D in 2021 was at 27,424, which is 8.8% more than the previous year, and almost half of the employees were women. (ICE ZAGABRIA)


Fonte notizia: HRT online edition 4/11/2022