9781593920258

Plunkett's Engineering and Research Industry Almanac 2005 : The Only Complete Guide to the Business of Research, Development and Engineering

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    9781593920258

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    1593920253

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  • Copyright: 2005-04-30
  • Publisher: Plunkett Research Ltd
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Table of Contents

A Short Engineering & Research Industry Glossary i
Introduction 1(2)
How To Use This Book 3(4)
Major Trends Affecting the Engineering & Research Industry
7(14)
Introduction to the Engineering & Research Industry
7(1)
A Short History of U.S. Industrial Research & Development
8(1)
Venture Capital Picks Up Again, Funding Research and Innovation
9(1)
R&D in China Becomes a Major Factor
9(1)
Offshoring of Research, Development & Engineering Is Growing in Many Nations other than China
10(1)
Original Design Manufacturing (ODM) Booms
11(1)
Blue Sky Research and Inventing in Small Labs
11(1)
The State of the Biotechnology Industry Today
12(1)
Investors Lay Bets on Biotech Despite Risky Business
13(1)
Emphasis on R&D in Nanotechnology
13(1)
Nanotechnology Funding Soars
14(1)
Nanotechnology and Information Technologies Converge with Biotech
14(1)
Globalization and Worldwide Collaboration Fuel the Research Efforts of Major Corporations
14(1)
Continued Growth in Research Partnerships Between Corporations and Universities
15(1)
Growth in Defense Research Post 9/11
15(1)
Number of Patent Applications Soars
16(1)
Growth in the Automation of Research and Design
17(1)
Governments Encourage Alternative Fuels and Conservation R&D
17(4)
Engineering & Research Industry Statistics
21(18)
U.S. Engineering and Research Industry Overview
22(1)
Employment in R&D and Engineering Services Companies and Testing Laboratories, U.S.: 1995-2004
23(1)
Federal R&D Funding, by Budget Function, U.S.: 2000-2005
24(1)
Federal Funding for Research, by Selected Agency, U.S.: 1990-2004
25(1)
Federal R&D Funding for National Defense, U.S.: 2003-2005
26(1)
Federal R&D Funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, by Budget Function: 2003-2005
27(1)
Federal Funding for Research, by Field of Science and Engineering, U.S.: 2002-2004
28(1)
Federal Funding for Research, Development and R&D Plant, by Character of Work, U.S.: 1990-2004
29(1)
U.S. Department of Energy Funding for Scientific Research: 2004-2006
30(1)
Biopharmaceutical Industry Investment in R&D, U.S.: 1980-2004
31(1)
Domestic Biopharmaceutical R&D and R&D Abroad, PhRMA Member Companies, U.S.: 1970-2004
32(1)
R&D as a Percentage of U.S. Biopharmaceutical Sales, PhRMA Member Companies: 1975-2004
33(1)
Biopharmaceutical R&D Expenditures and NIH Budget, U.S.: 1995-2004
34(1)
The U.S. Drug Discovery, Development and Approval Process
35(1)
Top Ten Private Sector Patent Recipients, U.S., 2004
36(1)
Top Ten Patenting U.S. Universities, 2004
37(2)
Important Engineering & Research Industry Contacts
39(454)
Addresses, Telephone Numbers and World Wide Web Sites
The Engineering & Research 375
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen
67(1)
Industry List, With Codes
68(2)
Index of Rankings Within Industry Groups
70(10)
Alphabetical Index
80(4)
Geographic Indexes
Index of Headquarters Location by U.S. State
84(3)
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country
87(2)
Index by Regions of the U.S. Where The Engineering & Research 375 Have Locations
89(12)
Index by Firms with Operations Outside the U.S.
101(4)
Individual Profiles on each of The Engineering & Research 375
105(387)
Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities
492(1)
Index of Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations
493

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