PPP purchasing power parity

PRC People’s Republic of China

PSA Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (India)

PV photovoltaic

PWR pressurized water reactor

QDR Quadrennial Defense Review

R&D research and development

RD&I research, development, and innovation

RIEC Research Innovation & Enterprise Council

S&T science and technology

SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome

SERC Science and Engineering Research Council (of Singapore)

SPRING Standards, Productivity, and Innovation Board

ST&I science, technology, and innovation

STEM science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

TIGER Technology Insight—Gauge, Evaluate, and Review

UAV unmanned aerial vehicle



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