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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COFOG code 01.5

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 01 - General public services
  • Group: 01.5 - R&D General public services


This Group is divided into the following Classes:

  • 01.5.0 - R&D General public services (CS)

Explanatory note

Applied research is original investigation undertaken in order to acquire new knowledge, but directed primarily towards a specific practical aim or objective.
Experimental development is systematic work, drawing on existing knowledge gained from research and practical experience, that is directed to producing new materials, products and devices; to installing new processes, systems and services; or to improving substantially those already produced or installed.

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