Spending on R&D continued to rise in 1999

October 29, 2001

Total R&D spending in the U.S. reached $244 billion in 1999, making it the fifth straight year of growth. Chemical and drug companies accounted for 20 billion of those dollars, according to a special section on chemical R&D in the October 29 issue of Chemical & Engineering News. C&EN is the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society.

The section draws its data from the Society's Chemical Abstracts Service and publications of the National Science Foundation. Highlights of the section include:

Federal Funding for R&DResearch & Development in IndustryResearch & Development at Universities & CollegesPatents & Literature
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American Chemical Society

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