The aim of this study is to update a report on key innovation indicators for the chemical industry for the year 2017. In a concise way, the study offers an overview on the state and recent developments in research and innovation in the German chemical industry as well as in science and technology related to Chemistry. In 2017, a special focus is laid on the cooperation between industry and science.
Indicators cover R&D and innovation activities of firms, chemical research and education in the public sector as well as economic results of innovation efforts (including exports of high-technology goods).

Selected Publications


Gehrke, Birgit and Christian Rammer (2017), Innovationsindikatoren Chemie 2017, Verband der Chemischen Industrie e. V., Mannheim und Hannover. Download


Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V. , Frankfurt am Main , DE

Project duration

01.05.2017 - 31.10.2017

Project members

Dr. Christian Rammer (Coordinator)