The aim of this study is to update a report on key innovation indicators for the chemical industry for the year 2018. 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 2018, a special focus is laid on the role of digitalisation for research and innovation in chemistry and the chemical industry.
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 (2018), Innovationsindikatoren Chemie 2018, Verband der Chemischen Industrie, Mannheim und Hannover. Download