Conduct of Survey
The survey is conducted under the Statistics Act 1973 which requires entities to provide the necessary information for the survey.
Please be assured that your returns will be kept in confidence in accordance with the Statistics Act.
Detailed definitions of selected terms can be found here.
Should you need any clarification or assistance, please do not hesitate to call the RIE Survey hotline at 6826 6177 or email A-STAR_RIESURVEY@a-star.edu.sg.
For selected past years’ data on Research and Development, you may download it from the Singstat Table Builder. The data can be found under
Industry >> Research and Development (R&D).