research and development


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research and development

n
(Commerce) the part of a commercial company's activity concerned with applying the results of scientific research to develop new products and improve existing ones. Abbreviation: R & D
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research and development

n (Industry) → ricerca e sviluppo
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Twelve Army laboratories and two collaboration teams competed in research and development efforts, warfighter focus, support of soldiers in the war on terrorism, and homeland security.
has received approval for a grant from the Economic Development Board of Singapore (EDB) Biomedical Sciences Group to support infectious disease drug research and development. The Research Incentive Scheme for Companies (RISC) grant is intended to encourage the development of strategic technologies and capabilities in Singapore.
Patent restrictions can block or greatly slow research and development of better treatments--threatening the lives and health of everyone, even the richest, as no amount of money can quickly buy treatments and data that have never been created.
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