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Technological Innovation. Expenditures. By innovative activity

Expenditure on innovative activities in the reference year. 2018-2019 By type of expenditure
2018 2019
Companies with expenditure on innovative activities in Catalonia (1) 5,647 6,723
Expenditure on innovative activities in Catalonia (thousands of euros) (1) 4,958,187.3 5,246,846.1
Percentage distribution by type of activity for innovation
Internal R&D 41.07 38.91
R&D acquisition (external R&D) 18.99 17.79
Other innovative activities (excluding internal and external R&D) 41.11 43.30
Innovation intensity (%) (2)
Total companies 1.44 1.43
Companies with expenditure on innovative activities in the reference year 2.92 2.81
Companies with expenditure on internal R&D activities in the reference year 3.37 3.38
Source: Idescat, based on data from the INE's Survey of innovation in companies.
Nota: Innovation intensity: Expenditure in innovative activities / turnover (*100)
(1) Regardless of where the head office is located.
(2) Companies with head offices in Catalonia.
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