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Analysis of National Public Research Funding (PREF) - Handbook for Data Collection and indicators production

Analysis of National Public Research Funding (PREF) - Handbook for Data Collection and indicators production
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Abstract: 
This document presents the basic definition and methodology for the PREF data collection. It covers basic definitions of funding streams and funding instruments, the thematic classifications, characterization of research funding organizations and umbrella public research organizations. It also provides guidelines concerning the data structure, data collection process, data flagging and collection and management of metadata.