Chemical & Engineering News,
August 28, 1995
Copyright © 1995 by the American Chemical Society.
Janice R. Long and Pam S. Zurer
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Sources of R&D funds and where the work is performed.
Companies and countries that receive chemical patents. Fields in which
chemical papers are published.
Spending by the government in support of R&D. Trends
in basic research support. The fields of science and engineering that
receive federal support overall and at universities. Federal support for R&D
Sources of industrial R&D funds and how much
companies, particularly drug and chemical firms, spend on R&D. The number of
scientists and engineers working in industry, at what kinds of companies, and
how much they are paid.
Sources of academic R&D funds and how
they are spent. The institutions that spend the most on R&D overall and
particularly in chemistry and chemical engineering. Number of science
students in graduate school and postdoctoral appointments. Breakdown of
foreign graduate students by discipline. Degrees awarded in chemistry and
U.S. R&D funding compared with that of Japan,
Germany, France, Italy, the U.K., Canada, and Sweden. Size of scientific
workforce in the U.S. and selected other countries. Countries that publish
the most chemical literature.