27 Dec '11, 12pm

S’pore sees growing demand for research talent #Singapore

S’pore sees growing demand for research talent #Singapore

The National Survey of R&D 2010 shows growing demand for research talent in science and engineering. (AFP file … The number of research scientists and engineers in Singapore as well as spending on research and development in the country is growing, according to the latest National Survey of R&D 2010 published on Tuesday by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). The survey noted a 6.4 per cent increase in the total number of research scientists and engineers (RSEs) in both public and private sectors. In 2009, the figure stood at 26,608, and it grew to 28,296 in 2010, with the private sector making more than half of those employed. It also highlighted a 7.4 per cent growth in gross expenditure on research & development (GERD) from S$6 billion in 2009 to S$6.5 billion in 2010 as expenditure in both public and private sectors rose. The report pointed out tha...

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