Luxembourg remains the biggest investor in R&D per capita
01 September 2022
Public R&D funding in 2021
As in 2020, the highest R&D allocations were recorded in Luxembourg with €689 per person.
According to Eurostat, Luxembourg devoted the highest allocations in the EU with €689 per person in 2021, representing a year-on-year increase of €80.7 per capita.
Although another Eurostat study revealed that Luxembourg was one of the smallest spenders on R&D in relation to the size of its GDP, Luxembourg is increasing research funding by nearly 300 million euros to a total of 1.7 billion euros for the 2022 – 2025 period, up 17.6% on the previous years.
Moreover, several dedicated calls for specific research topic have been launched or are still ongoing:
- Defence technologies call focusing on Space and Lightweight Materials (closed)
- Healthtech call (closed)
- High performance computing call (until 15 November 2022)
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