4 Innovation Process

4.8 Internationalisation of R&D

Why is it significant?

Internationalisation of R&D helps the UK gain access to the global pool of knowledge and keep pace with technology leaders. 

How does the UK perform?

The share of UK R&D accounted for by foreign affiliates is one of the highest in the OECD.   (Chart 4.8).

Last updated on 21 October 2002