Engineering and technology (for R&D data)

Definition

Engineering and technology include: civil engineering; electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering; mechanical engineering; chemical engineering; materials engineering; medical engineering; environmental engineering; environmental biotechnology; industrial biotechnology; nano-technology; and other engineering and technologies.

Data source

R&D surveys.

Source definition

OECD (2007), Revised Fields of Science and Technology (FoS) Classification in the Frascati Manual.

Purpose

To break down R&D expenditure and personnel by fields of science.