2014


  Main Secundary Necessary tool Total
Companies engaged in biotechnology related activities

628

250

1,864

2,742

Companies engaged in R&D activities in the field of biotechnology

519

179

381

1,079

%Companies by biotechnology end application area:
Human health

61.9

45.1

9.9

25.0

Animal health and aquaculture

22.3

14.0

5.9

10.4

Food

28.8

27.7

78.8

62.7

Agriculture and forest production

21.4

17.2

6.8

11.1

Enviroment

13.5

21.5

7.2

9.9

Industry

14.0

16.1

2.9

6.7

Employees engaged in biotechnology (total persons)

6,911

2,142

9,522

18,575

Expenses on biotechnology (in k€)

549,621

114,103

221,354

885,078

Internal private expenses on biotechnology R&D (in k€)

364,396

71,517

97,913

533,826

Distribution of current expense in R&D activities by research type        
Current expense in basic research (in k€)

71,439

3,931

15,436

90,806

Current expense in applied research (in k€)

214,558

44,776

55,006

314,340

Current expense in experimental development research (in k€)

78,400

22,810

27,471

128,680

% Companies apllying biotechnoloy patents

18.7

9.7

1.4

6.1

Number of patent applications

350

76

44

470

Business income (in k€)

7,591,397

55,566,647

44,629,922

107,787,966

Total Employment

27,578

49,854

100,541

177,973

Main results from the biotechnology module of the 2014 survey on innovation in business. INE Instituto Nacional de Estadística, (National Statitics Institute) Survey on Innovation in Business 2014

 

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