The aim of this study is to report key innovation indicators for the chemical industry which can be updated annually. 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.
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


Rammer, Christian and Birgit Gehrke (2011), Innovationsindikatoren Chemie 2011, Verband der Chemischen Industrie, Mannheim und Hannover. Download


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

Project duration

01.07.2010 - 28.02.2011

Project members

Dr. Christian Rammer (Coordinator)