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Business Enterprise Research and Development Survey 2020

Metadata Updated: January 20, 2024

The Business Enterprise Research and Development Survey (BERD) and its immediate predecessors the Business R&D and Innovation Survey (BRDIS) and the Business Research and Development Survey (BRDS) are collectively referred to as BERD in this overview. BERD is the primary source of information on R&D expenditures and R&D employees of for-profit, publicly or privately held, nonfarm businesses with 10 or more employees in the United States that performed or funded R&D either domestically or abroad. This dataset includes Business Enterprise Research and Development Survey assets for Calender Year 2020.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.


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Metadata Created Date May 2, 2023
Metadata Updated Date January 20, 2024

Metadata Source

Harvested from NSF JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 2, 2023
Metadata Updated Date January 20, 2024
Publisher National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics
Identifier NCSES-BERD2020
Data First Published 2023-05-02
Language English
Data Last Modified 2023-05-02
Category Research and Development
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 422:00:00
Metadata Context
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Data Quality True
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Harvest Source Id dd483763-d1b3-4694-85ac-dd9398643efc
Harvest Source Title NSF JSON
Old Spatial United States
Program Code 422:006
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Temporal 1953/2020

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