AMD Research & Development Expenses

Research and Development expenses of AMD 2006-2021

The following table shows the research and development expenses of AMD from 2010 to 2021. The amounts are in millions of US dollars.

YearR&D expenses (millions)
2021$2,845
2020$1,983
2019$1,547
2018$1,434
2017$1,196
2016$1,008
2015$947
2014$1,072
2013$1,201
2012$1,354
2011$1,453
2010$1,405
2009$1,721
2008$1,848
2007$1,771
2006$1,190

2021: In 2021, AMD has experienced solid growth i n its net revenues and income. The company has also grown its investment in research and development during the recent years. The company spent $2,845 million in research and development in 2021 compared to $1,983 million in 2020. 

About Advanced Micro Devices Inc:

AMD is a leading global semiconductor brand that deals in:

- x86 microprocessors (CPUs), as standalone devices or as incorporated into accelerated processing units (APUs), chipsets, discrete and integrated
graphics processing units (GPUs), data center and professional GPUs, and development services; and
- server and embedded processors, semi-custom system-on-chip (SoC) products, development services and technology for game consoles. 

AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) was incorporated in 1969 under the laws of Delaware and became a publicly held company in 1972. Dr Lisa Su is the Chairman and CEO of AMD. The company had approximately 15,500 employees at the end of 2021. 

Here are its mission and vision statements:

AMD Vision - High performance computing is transforming our lives.
AMD Mission - Build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences. 

The company has divided its business into two operating segments including  (a.) computing and graphics (b) Enterprise, embedded, and semi-custom