Call for tenders: data gathering for industrial R&D scoreboard
The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published a call for tenders for company data gathering and structuring for the EU Industrial research and development (R&D) Investment Scoreboards.
The contract involves collecting the financial data of companies which invest the most in R&D: the top 1,000 companies investing in R&D with headquarters registered in the EU Member States, and the top 1,000 companies with headquarters registered outside the EU Member States.
The service shall be implemented once a year and cover the company data gathering for four Scoreboard editions: 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. For each edition, data should be gathered for the latest four financial years with respect to the reference year of the exercise, i.e. the latest available financial year and the three preceding years.