The 2015 Global Innovation 1000: Innovation’s new world order
This year, Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting business, examined the R&D footprint of some of the world's top companies to understand how much they are spending on R&D, where and how that spend has shifted since our last study on this topic in 2008. We found that the globalization of R&D has become the norm and that the flow of R&D funds is shifting away from Europe and aggressively moving towards Asia. The Global Innovation 1000 studies of the past have long confirmed its not how much you spend, but how you spend it and now it is also where you spend it that determines your success.
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Global Innovation 1000 videos
Author Barry Jaruzelski discusses where corporate R&D spending shifts have occurred and why.
Examination of R&D spending by the Global Innovation 1000 and the 10 Most Innovative Companies in 2015.
This interactive graphic compares region and industry R&D spending by all Global Innovation 1000 companies over the past 11 years.
This interactive graphic shows the 20 publicly-traded companies worldwide that spent the most on R&D in each of the past 11 years.
Our global press release for the 2015 Global Innovation 1000 study.
This report highlights key insights and figures about trends in R&D spending and where companies have shifted their corporate R&D programs since 2007.
Slide presentation of the most relevant findings from the 2015 Global Innovation 1000 study.
Year after year, we determine the largest corporate R&D spenders globally. We also ask R&D executives to identify the companies they consider to be the most innovative in the world.
2015 Global Innovation 1000 infographics
These infographics summarize the R&D spending trends of the world's largest R&D spenders by region
, as well as individual trends in Asia
, and the U.S.
from 2007 and 2015.
In this interactive companion piece to the 2015 Global Innovation 1000 study, see how companies headquartered in North America, Europe, and Asia have shifted their R&D spending from 2007 to today.
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