Charting the Course: Government support for R&D

U.S. Businesses benefit greatly from direct and indirect backing of government

  • United States is the leader in R&D tax incentives granted to its companies
  • In relative terms, i.e. % of GDP, its behind only Korea and Japan
  • This contributes to the continuing resilience of U.S. industry and tech sector


Why we Chart the Course? Charts speak a thousand words. They visually and concisely show economic, financial, and market trends. Charts help us build assumptions and conduct analyses for strategic decisions like exiting businesses, deploying capital, building investment portfolios, etc. In Charting The Course, we bring to your attention some of the charts we gather and analyze in our daily research and analyses of economy, business environment, investment and capital markets. We hope you find it of value.


With a current team of 48 finance specialists in three offices across eleven time zones, Defoe Redmount serves as a 1st call financial partner for entrepreneurs, helping them grow businesses and wealth. We do that by investing capital in our clients and their businesses, investing assets for clients, and offering strategic advice and connections. Since 1824 in Europe and since 1994 in the United States.