applied research


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applied research

[ə′plīd ri‚sərch]
(engineering)
Research directed toward using knowledge gained by basic research to make things or to create situations that will serve a practical or utilitarian purpose.
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Although total industry R&D has indeed steadily risen since the mid-1990s, latest NSF figures show that gains in corporate applied research trail those in the basic research and product development categories.
"Industry-college collaborations are a win-win for everyone involved," said Stephen Gravel, Cambrian Innovates applied research developer.
The partner institutions will increase collaboration for the promotion of applied research and the development of local technologies for industry.
The collaboration is aimed at the design, construction, and operation of a Biofuels ISOCONVERSION Process demonstration system, using the Applied Research Associates and Chevron Lummus Global process for the production of certification quantities of 100 percent drop-in renewable jet, diesel, and petrol.
For over twenty years, Eastern Applied Research has provided x-ray fluorescence solutions for coating thickness measurement and material analysis needs.
The Centre for Children and Families Applied Research (CCFAR) - the first of its kind in the West Midlands - will be launched on Monday, run under the directorship of Professor Jane Coad, who last year led a successful bid for pounds 1million of funding for young people's palliative care projects in the West Midlands.
Providing introductory guidance to the applied research process in a simple and nonstatistical format, Houff (education, Mary Washington University) overviews education research, identifies the types and purposes of research designs, and explains how and why research is used in education.
Eighteen chapters, divided between basic and applied research, show cross-fertilization in the field.
Hill has worked at USC for the past 11 years, first as a project leader at the Information Sciences Institute, and later as the director of applied research and transition at ICT.
"Micro and Nano Letters" is published quarterly and covers fundamental and applied research related to micro-and nano-scale science and technology.
We execute our basic research, applied research, and advanced technology development funds as a continuum of S & T development, breaking them into three key areas: D & I [discovery and invention], INP [innovative naval prototypes], and FNC [future naval capabilities].
Applied research in colleges bridges the gap between publicly-funded research and its practical and industrial application.

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