Research and technology
Statistics on research and technology in the Brussels-Capital Region
The concentration of universities, higher education facilities and research centres, as well as companies and public sector actors involved in research and technological development, make the Brussels Region an essential hub for R&D.
Investment in research and development helps create jobs and promote economic growth as R&D is an essential element of the economic, social and sustainable development of a country or region.
This section presents the statistics for Brussels on both R&D expenditure and staff working in this field.
The statistics on the use and equipment with regard to information technology and communication found in Brussels households are also presented on this page.
Remark: Published data are the latest available; for more detailed figures or relating to other periods, please send your request using the form.
- Methodologies (.pdf) (228K) (FR)
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