Research and development

Research and development costs decreased from EUR 1,659 million in 2013 to EUR 1,635 million in 2014. 2014 included EUR 34 million of restructuring and acquisition-related charges, compared to EUR 2 million in 2013. The year-on-year decrease was driven by IG&S, partly offset by increases at Healthcare and Lighting. As a percentage of sales, research and development costs increased from 7.5% in 2013 to 7.6%.

Philips Group
Research and development expenses in millions of EUR
2010 - 2014
1,436‘107.4%1,543‘117.7%1,724‘127.8%1,659‘137.5%1,635Research and developmentexpenses‘147.6%As a % of sales
Philips Group
Research and development expenses in millions of EUR
2012 - 2014
 
2012
2013
2014
Healthcare
858
810
822
Consumer Lifestyle
256
268
263
Lighting
341
313
330
Innovation, Group & Services
269
268
220
Philips Group
1,724
1,659
1,635

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