Internationalisation of business investments in R&D and analysis of their economic impact

Subsidiaries of foreign multinational enterprises (MNEs) are among the top performers of research and development (R&D) in many EU and non-EU countries. The aim of this project is to analyse the internationalisation of R&D by examining the size, distribution and impact of R&D expenditures of foreign-owned firms in the business sector of various countries. 

Key Words: Internationalisation of R&D, globalisation, Multinational Enterprises

Start: 2015

Duration: 2 years

Funded by: DG Enterprise, DG Research

Project partner: NIFU - Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education, SPRU - University of Sussex, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

Website: www.ait.ac.at/internationalisation/

Contact: Bernhard Dachs