Ireland’s private R&D sector one of the strongest in Europe

Ireland“The share of research and development work done in the private sector here is among the highest in Europe. But the Government here is unusually weak when it comes to direct funding of innovation. Over 60% of all workers involved in R&D are working full-time in the private sector, making Ireland only second to Sweden in the 28-member bloc …” (more)

[Sean Duffy, Independent, 2 November]

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