OMB No.: 0607-0912 Approval Expires: 12-31-2018

Business R&D and Innovation Survey

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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.

You have accessed a UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT computer. Use of this computer without authorization or for purposes for which authorization has not been extended is a violation of Federal law and can be punished with fines or imprisonment (PUBLIC LAW 99-474). System usage may be monitored, recorded, and subject to audit. Any information you enter into this system may be used by the Census Bureau for statistical purposes, including but not limited to improving the efficiency of our data collection programs. For information regarding the use of this system, and how your privacy is protected, visit our online privacy webpage at Use of this system indicates consent to the collection, monitoring, recording, and use of information provided inside this system.