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Statista aggregates the most important statistics and studies from market researchers, organizations, specialist publications, as well as from government sources

R&D information (stats, lists, etc.)

World Bank R&D Expenditures

R&D expenditures as a % of GDP by country.

European Union (EU) Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard

The EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard provides economic and financial data and analysis of the top corporate R&D investors from the EU and from abroad. It is based on company data extracted directly from each company's Annual Report.  The Scoreboard is published annually in order to provide a reliable, up-to-date benchmarking tool for comparisons between companies, sectors, and geographical areas, as well as to monitor and analyse emerging investment trends and patterns.

National Science Foundation (USA)

R&D broken out by Academic · Budget Function · Business and Industry · Expenditures · Facilities · Federal Government · Funding · Geographic · International · Nonprofit · Outputs · State & Local Government · Trends · U.S.Totals ·

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) R&D Budget and Policy Programs

Left side column has links to resources available. 

OECD Research and Development Statistics

The annual edition of Research and Development Statistics (RDS), released in March, provides a wide range of recent data on the resources devoted to R&D in all OECD countries and selected non-member economies.

UNESCO Institute for Statistics

Provides documents, guideslines and manuals to reliable and precise data on research and development (R&D).  Look for links to the UIS Data Center and partners the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Eurostat (Statistical Office of the European Union) and the Ibero-American Network of Science and Technology Indicators (RICYT).