Introduction to the Engineering & Research Industry, Business and Industry Trends Analysis

¹ Video Tip For our brief video introduction to the Engineering & Research industry, see www.plunkettresearch.com/video/engineering.      In industrialized nations, R&D investment has risen from an average of about 1.5% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 1980 to about 2.0% today (in terms of current US dollars).  Nothing could better illustrate the world’s vital need for continual massive investments in R&D than the Coronavirus pandemic that swept across the world from late 2019 through 2021.  An intense, global effort resulted in the availability of highly effective vaccines in record time—a few months compared to what typically would take a…

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