Piacenza The Place
11 September 2013
Research and Development
11 September 2013
Data refer to a survey of 30 medium and large companies selected according to the probability of the presence of internal research activities.
The companies involved hire 3,000 workers and belong to the mechanical sector, to the energy field and to the agro-food industry.

82% of them invest in R & D.
Companies expenditure on R & D is 13,6% on total turnover
39% have a technical department dedicated to R & D
31% of the invested capital is allocated to develop new prototypes

Ricerca & Sviluppo nelle imprese

Analysis of R&D activities in the local context (Piacenza): university, research labs, enterprises system. Strong and weak points, opportunities and risks.