Infodata Patent applications submitted to the European Patents Office April 2022 Classification Tags science, research, R+D Subject areas Science Related content Article | July 2022 The STEM field is failing to attract female talent In Spain, only 16% of STEM professionals are women. We analyse this gender gap. Article | April 2022 Evolution of science and technology in Portugal and Spain The European Union set a target for the business sector to invest 2% of GDP in R&D. How is the convergence of Spain and Portugal towards this goal progressing? Activity | April 2022 Discussion "Research and Innovation in Spain and Portugal" What are the most decisive factors in a country’s research and innovation systems? You can see the video of the discussion we organised to debate this issue here. Best practices | April 2022 The use of public engagement for technological innovation What is society’s opinion regarding the possible impacts of science and technology? Establishing citizen participation mechanisms is necessary to generate confidence and detect points for improvement. Infodata | April 2022 Expenditure on R&D by sectors In 2019, the percentage of total public spending assigned to R&D was 1.24% in Spain and 0.82% in Portugal, both below the EU-27 average.