Business R&D and Innovation Survey (BRDI-1)


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Welcome to the main page for the Business R&D and Innovation Survey (BRDI-1). If you are ready to report, please use the "Survey Log in" button below. If you are looking for information about this survey, please browse through the information on this page or use the tabs above to find additional information.



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Log in to begin reporting for the 2015 Business R&D and Innovation Survey (BRDI-1). If needed, you can save and complete your survey over multiple sessions.



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Excel Workbooks

The following 2015 excel files are designed to help companies with decentralized record keeping systems collect information related to specific sections of the Business R&D and Innovation Survey. Please make sure to use only the workbooks that match the form your company was mailed. The FAQs will provide more information.

NOTE: In order for your company's data to upload properly to the online survey, please do not alter the summary worksheets.

Excel Consolidator

This spreadsheet uses a visual basic macro to consolidate data from multiple workbooks. It is designed to be used by companies that have more than one completed section workbook for any survey section. In order for the consolidator to work properly, you must allow macros to run when opening this file. Further instructions are listed in the "FileInput" sheet of this file.

NOTE: This consolidator does not check for errors or illogical values. We suggest you check the resulting consolidated figures carefully to verify that the results are correct.

Business Code Search Page

The Business Code Search allows you to search for BRDIS business codes using keywords.



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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | BHS Team |   Last Revised: April 19, 2016 08:17:06