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APPLIED RESEARCH

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Definition:
Applied research is original investigation undertaken in order to acquire new knowledge. It is, however, directed primarily towards a specific practical aim or objective.

Source Publication:
OECD Frascati Manual, Sixth edition, 2012.

Cross References:
Basic research
Oriented basic research
Pure basic research

Hyperlink:
http://www.oecd.org/innovation/inno/frascatimanualproposedstandardpracticeforsurveysonresearchandexperimentaldevelopment6thedition.htm

Statistical Theme: Science and technology statistics - Research and development

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, June 10, 2013