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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.


Pervasive growth in inflation-adjusted R&D expenditure in the OECD area in 2021 was led by intensified R&D growth in the United States at 5.6% and Korea at 7.1%, supported by a noteworthy recovery in countries like France, Germany and Japan, where R&D expenditure grew at close to 3% after negative growth in 2020, according to the latest data published in the OECD Main Science and Technology Indicators.