Natural sciences and engineering (for R&D data)

Definition

Natural sciences and engineering include: -Natural sciences: mathematics; computer and information sciences; physical sciences; chemical sciences; earth and related environmental sciences; biological sciences; other natural sciences; -Engineering and technology: civil engineering; electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering; mechanical engineering; chemical engineering; materials engineering; medical engineering; environmental engineering; environmental biotechnology; industrial biotechnology; nano-technology; other engineering;-Medical and health sciences: basic medicine; clinical medicine; health sciences; health biotechnology; other medical sciences; and-Agricultural sciences: agriculture, forestry, and fisheries; animal and dairy science; veterinary science; agricultural biotechnology; other agricultural sciences.

Data source

R&D surveys.

Source definition

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