Definition: R&D personnel

Frascati Manual

All persons engaged directly in R&D, whether employed by the statistical unit or external contributors fully integrated into the statistical unit's R&D activities, as well as those providing direct services for the R&D activities (such as R&D managers, administrators, technicians and clerical staff) (Source: Frascati Manual 2015).

All persons employed directly on R&D, as well as those providing direct services such as R&D managers, administrators, and clerical staff (Source: Frascati Manual 2002).
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), "Frascati Manual 2002: The measurement of scientific and technological activities - Proposed Standard Practice for Surveys on Research and Experimental Development", OECD, Paris, 2002

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