Date Last Updated: 02-03-2021
The biennial Business Expenditure on Research and Development (BERD) Survey of enterprises measures the research and development expenditure, human resources and other research and development related topics for enterprises in Ireland. The survey is designed to be a census of all enterprises that are believed to be engaged in research and development activities in all business sectors of the economy.
Census of all enterprises that are believed to be engaged in research and development activities
Central register of all businesses in Ireland
2006 - 2020
All business sectors
4100 (approx.) enterprises
Detailed information on research and development expenditure; Sources of funds for research and development expenditure; Detailed information on research and development personnel; Recruitment of researchers; Research and development collaboration.
Eurostat, Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Other Departments, Other agencies and interest groups, General public.
Central Statistics Office
Mary Heanue, Deirdre O'Connor, Miriam O'Reilly