A study has been made of the Development Engineer education at Halmstad University by a written questionnaire to the graduates in 1982-91. Some of the results regarding patent applications, formation of spin-off companies and monthly salary are presented. Although not exactly comparable some related data are presented from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg. The results indicate very high rates of patent applications and spin-off company formation. The monthly salary level of graduates from Halmstad is on level with graduates from other Swedish technical universities.