The Interrelationship between Research and Development, Innovation and Productivity: Evidence for Micro-enterprises

Date published: 09 July 2020

This study focuses on the relationship between investment in research and development and innovation activity, and how this relates to business growth and productivity.


This research by Queen’s University Belfast in conjunction with the Enterprise Research Centre (ERC) draws on survey data of nearly 10,000 micro-enterprises in three countries: the UK, Ireland and the United States to understand the importance of research and development.

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