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January 9, 2016

5 companies across industry with highest RD spends





The companies that spends highest on research and development across industries

For the third year in a row, the German car maker  Volkswagen tops the Strategy& list of research and development spenders.Volkswagen R&D spending in 2013 was  $13.5 billion
As a percentage of total revenue, the company spends 5.3% on Research and Development


 Samsung  R&D spending in 2013: $13.4 billion
As a percentage of revenue: 6.4%

 Intel's R&D spending in 2013 was  $10.6 billion
 As a percentage of revenue: 20.1%

 Microsoft R&D spending in 2013 was $10.4 billion
 As a percentage of revenue: 13.4%

 Pharma brand Roche  R&D spending in 2013 was  $10 billion
 As a percentage of revenue the company spends 19%

 Pharma company Novartis R&D spending in 2013: $9.9 billion
 As a percentage of revenue: 16.8%

 Toyota  R&D spending in 2013: $9.1 billion
 As a percentage of revenue: 3.5%

 Johnson and Johnson R&D spending in 2013: $8.2 billion
As a percentage of revenue: 11.5%