According to EUROSTAT, the total government budget allocation for R&D across the EU in 2021 was €109,250 million, which corresponds to €244 per person. This corresponds to an increase of 33% since 2011.
Luxembourg biggest R&D budget per person
With €689 per person, the Luxembourg government is the biggest R&D spender in the EU in terms of budget allocation per inhabitant. This reflects the strong national determination to boost and facilitate R&D and innovation in the country.
Luxembourg is followed by Denmark (€530) and Germany (€471).