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R&D Data

R&D Expenditure

Consolidated (Ratio of Expenses to Total Sales)

FY 11 sales: ¥1,947.9 billion, R&D expenditures: ¥122.3 billion; FY 12 sales: ¥1,952.5 billion, R&D expenditures: ¥125.0 billion; FY 13 sales: ¥2,243.8 billion, R&D expenditures: ¥141.3 billion; FY 14 sales: ¥2,376.7 billion, R&D expenditures: ¥147.9 billion; FY 15 sales: ¥2,101.8 billion, R&D expenditures: ¥155.8 billion;

Human Resources Engaged in R&D

Consolidated

FY11: 3,991 persons, FY 12: 3,953 persons, FY 13: 3,953 persons, FY 14: 3,913 persons, FY 15: 3,831 persons

Domestic Patent Applications

FY 11: 2,309; FY 12: 1,373; FY 13: 794; FY 14: 828 FY 15: 1,042;

Major Publications and Verbal Presentations

FY 11 overseas: 53, domestic: 210; FY 12 overseas: 98, domestic: 176; FY 13 overseas: 64, domestic 126; FY 14 overseas: 52, domestic 121; FY 15 overseas: 77, domestic: 48;