Fueling American Innovation

Fueling American Innovation

When an international company chooses to build operations in the United States, they bring with them a promise to reinvest their U.S. profits back into the American economy. Many of these companies reinvest their U.S. profits through research and development (R&D) activities that support high-paying jobs, spur the discovery of new products and processes, and contribute to U.S. economic growth.

Our Impact

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R&D Spending

International employers spend more than $60 billion on U.S. R&D activities, representing 16 percent of all R&D performed by U.S. companies.

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R&D Jobs

International companies support approximately 193,600 American R&D jobs.

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