Biotechnology policies

Key biotechnology indicators

 

These biotechnology indicators are produced by the OECD’s Directorate for Science Technology and Innovation (DSTI).

Latest update: November 2017

Tiny URL for this page: oe.cd/kbi

 

 

Click on the links below to go to the graphs and get to the underlying data in Excel format

  

1. Biotechnology firms

KBI 1 Number of firms active in biotechnology, 2006-2015

KBI 2 Percentage of small biotechnology firms, 2014 or latest available year (last updated October 2016)


2. Biotechnology R&D

KBI 3 Biotechnology R&D expenditures in the business sector, 2006-2015

KBI 4 Biotechnology R&D intensity in the business sector, 2006-2015

KBI 5 Percentage of biotechnology R&D expenditure by dedicated biotechnology R&D firms in the services sector, 2014 or latest available year (last updated October 2016)

KBI 6 Percentage of biotechnology R&D expenditure performed by small biotechnology/R&D firms, 2014 or latest available year (last updated October 2016)

 

3. Public-sector biotechnology R&D

KBI 7 Intramural biotechnology R&D expenditures in the government and higher education sectors, millions of USD PPP, 2005-2015

KBI 8 Intramural biotechnology R&D expenditures in the government and higher education sectors as a percentage of total government and higher education sectors R&D expenditures, 2005-2015

 

4. Biotechnology applications

KBI 9 Percentage of dedicated biotechnology firms by application, latest available year (last updated October 2016)

KBI 10 Percentage of biotechnology R&D by application, latest available year (last updated October 2016)

 

5. Biotechnology patents

KBI 11 Economies' share in biotechnology-related patents, based on the new biotech definition, OECD countries,  2000-14

KBI 12 Revealed technological advantage in biotechnologies, based on the new biotech definition, 2002-2005 and 2012-2015

 

Methodology: Biotechnology statistics methodology 2017 (xls) 

 

Also available: Key nanotechnology indicators