According to a new report from The Industrial Research Institute, 53% of medium to large U.S. companies who responded are forecasting an increase in their R&D budgets. Is your company projecting an increase in R&D spending for 2011?
Yes: 35%

No: 35%

Unsure: 30%



“Despite our out-of-control Obama government, research best proceeds when the economy is down, and there is free time and some excess cash stored up from better times.”


“We started in the last quarter of 2010 on more R&D, even though we are a small business.”