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The OECD STI.Scorebord platform contains over 60 indicators on women and gender across different dimensions of science, technology and innovation.


In 2020, real growth in R&D in the OECD area was primarily driven by growth in the United States at 5%. China reported 9% growth while R&D spending in the EU fell in 2020. Meanwhile R&D expenditures declined in Germany (-5.3%) and Japan (-2.7%), according to the OECD Main Science and Technology Indicators.