Definition: Other current costs
Non-capital purchases of materials, supplies, equipment and services to support R&D performed by the statistical unit in the reference year (Source: Frascati Manual 2015).
Non-capital purchases of materials, supplies and equipment to support R&D performed by the statistical unit in a given year (Source: A Summary of the Frascati Manual 1993).
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), "Main Definitions and Conventions for the Measurement of Research and Experimental Development (R&D). A Summary of the Frascati Manual 1993", OECD, Paris, 1994, p.20