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Civilian R&D Spending Up in 2010

Israel’s total spending on civilian research and development totaled 35.8 billion shekels (about $10 billion) in 2010 and made up 4.4% of the gross domestic product. The country’s spending on civilian R&D rose by 1.2% in 2010, following a 3.4% drop in 2009 when the global financial crisis weighed on investments. R&D had increased 3.8% in 2008.

Israel’s investment Promotion Centre