Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Spanish textile sector R&D expenditure dips 51.6% in 2012
Spanish textile sector R&D expenditure dips 51.6% in 2012
25
Nov '13
Spanish textile industry’s expenditure on research and development (R&D) activities from 2007 to 2012 has declined by 51.6 percent to €29.7 million, as per the data released by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).
 
According to the Statistics on R&D Activities Year 2012 data released by INE, the decline in spending for R&D activities in the Spanish textiles sector was accompanied by the decrease in personnel employed in textile sector enterprises engaged in R&D, reports modaes.es.
 
In 2012, the textile industry in Spain had nearly 446.6 workers (working full time) in activities related to R&D, whereas in 2007, there were 918 employees in the Spanish textile sector engaged in R&D.
 
As per the data, the reduction registered in R&D personnel for textile sector was highest in the number of researchers, which declined by 61 percent to 151 in 2012, compared to the 387 researchers employed in the sector for R&D in 2007.
 
Meanwhile, the garment sector of Spain has intensified its efforts for research and development, as the sector’s expenditure on R&D activities incurred a growth of 27.3 percent to €56.2 million, as compared to 2007.
 
However, the overall staff employed in the Spanish clothing sector for R&D activities saw a decline of 14.2 percent in 2012, compared to 2007, whereas, the number of researchers employed in garment sector for R&D in 2012 were 178, indicating a rise of 44.2 percent in 2012, compared to 2007. 
 
The R&D statistics have been prepared by the INE following the methodological recommendations of the Proposed Standard Practice for Surveys on Research and Experimental Development of the OECD (Frascati Manual). In particular, the new version expressly recommends that all companies carrying out R&D work, either continuously or sporadically, be included in R&D surveys. 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 20th Sep 2017

India needs to double cotton farmers’ income: top official

India needs to double the income of cotton farmers and non-farmers...

Textiles | On 20th Sep 2017

Pakistan seeks more JVs with China: textile minister

The Pakistani Government wants to forge more joint ventures (JVs)...

Apparel/Garments | On 20th Sep 2017

Egypt’s garment exports touch $941 million in 8 months

Egypt's garment exports touched $941 million in the first eight...

Interviews View All

Evelyne Cholet
UCMTF

‘France had a reputation of being big in new ideas, but poor in marketing...

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

Top executives
Textile industry, India

The event should be organised every year

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Nisha Chanda
Whistling Woods International School of Fashion

<div>A lack of upgraded courses in costume designing and fashion as per...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

September 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
74.5%
No
12.8%
Skip
12.8%

Total Votes: 47

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.7%
No
25.5%
Skip
12.8%

Total Votes: 47

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.2%
No
6.4%
Skip
6.4%

Total Votes: 47

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
70.2%
No
10.6%
Skip
19.1%

Total Votes: 47


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search