R&D in full-time equivalents (FTE)
R&D in full-time equivalents refers to the amount of time spent on R&D work during one year of full-time work (approx. 35 hours per week), allowing for 4-6 weeks of holidays.
R&D work done outside normal working hours is taken into account in calculating R&D in full-time equivalents, provided it is remunerated.
Validity of the definition
- Valid until (31 December 2078)