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Phone: 1-800-772-7851 option '5'
The Business R&D and Innovation Survey is a national survey that collects critical information about research and development (R&D) and innovation at businesses operating in the United States. This information is valuable to U.S. policy makers and industry and academic data users.
Your Response is Required by Law
The survey is conducted under the authority of Title 13, United States Code, Sections 8(b), 131, and 182, and Title 42, United States Code, Sections 1861-76 (National Science Foundation Act of 1950, as amended). Title 13, United States Code, Sections 224 and 225 requires businesses and other organizations that receive this questionnaire to answer the questions and return the report to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Your Response is Confidential by Law
Title 13, United States Code, Section 9 requires that your response be seen only by persons sworn to uphold the confidentiality of Census Bureau information and may be used only for statistical purposes. The law also provides that copies retained in your company's files are immune from legal process.