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  Main Secundary Necessary tool Total
Companies engaged in biotechnology related activities 370 258 558 1.185
Companies engaged in R&D activities in the field of biotechnology 305 187 295 789
%Companies by biotechnology end application area:
Human health 67,0 51,5 26,3 44,5
Animal health and aquaculture 24,1 21,1 10,7 17,2
Food 27,6 30,7 45,9 36,9
Agriculture and forest production 20,8 16,0 18,6 18,8
Enviroment 16,2 25,3 12,6 16,5
Industry 15,8 15,0 7,4 11,7
Employees engaged in biotechnology R&D (total persons) 6.173 2.088 3.490 11.752
Expenses on biotechnology (in k€) 534.096 118.623 136.493 789.211
Internal private expenses on biotechnology R&D (in k€) 350.072 78.300 60.900 489.272
Distribution of current expense in R&D activities by research type        
Current expense in basic research (in k€) 73.367,7 2.308,4 2.515,6 78.191,7
Current expense in applied research (in k€) 217.660,7 49.252,5 37.903,2 304.816,4
Current expense in experimental development research (in k€) 59.456,9 26.892,3 19.914,2 106.263,5
% Companies apllying biotechnoloy patents 22,5 7,6 4,8 10,9
Number of patent applications 188 73 49 310
Business income (k €) 8.141.412 8.841.308 15.462.246 32.444.967
Total Employment 21.980 28.919 66.555 117.453

Main results from the biotechnology module of the 2008 survey on innovation in business. INE Instituto Nacional de Estadística, (National Statitics Institute) Survey on Innovation in Business 2008

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