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   R & D Statistics
   Innovation Statistics
   Human Resources in S & T
   Statistics on High-tech industry and knowledge based
    services
   Statistics on Gbaord
   Patent Statistics
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   R & D Statistics
    – Ongoing data collection activities in enlarging data
      collection ( on R & D personnel and R & D expenditure
      in accordance with numerous breakdowns)
    – Enlarging to candidate countries
    – Data production in May 2003
    – Production of publications (Statistics in Focus,
      Panorama)
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   Innovation Statistics
    –   CIS 3: production of results, release very soon
    –   More frequent innovation statistics
    –   Oslo manual revision
    –   Preparation of the CIS 4
    –   Publications (Statistics in Focus, Panorama)
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   Statistics on Human Resources in Science
    and Technology
    – Regular data production on the base of the Community
      Labour Force survey results
    – Trial to produce data on mobility, but quality problems,
      work will be continued
    – Further work will be done in exploiting better other
      official data sources (e.g. census data)
    – Launching of a much larger project possible
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   Statistics on high tech industry and
    knowledge based services
    – Production of results on the base of Structural Business
      Statistics, external trade statistics and other official
      sources
    – Internationally agreed nomenclature used
    – Publications ( Panorama, Statistics in Focus,etc.)
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   Statistics on Government appropriations
    and outlays on R & D (Gbaord)
    – Regular (annual data production) on the base of EU 15
      and candidate countries
    – Broken down by socio-economic objectives (NABS
      classification)
    – Problems with data quality and user needs
    – NABS classification will be reviewed (together with the
      OECD)
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   Patent Statistics
    – Raw data of patent offices used (EPO, USPTO…)
    – Till now production of regional patent statistics and
      patent statistics on the base of the IPC
    – In the future: together with the OECD get into a regular
      production of high quality patent statistics (allocated at
      Nace/ISIC, enterprise group, region, sector…..)
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   In addition:
    – Community legislation on STI statistics in preparation
    – Working group on STI statistics
    – Publication program ( New Cronos, theme 9,
      Panorama, other publications)
    – Attention: large STI indicator publication just released
      by DG RTD of the European Commission
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   Conclusion
    – Broad statistical activities on STI statistics
    – Expanding area due to increasing user needs (e.g.
      R & D intensity: 3 % target)
    – Good progress expected in data quality due to the
      legislation
    – User needs sometimes a moving target