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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

CPCprov code 85

Structure   Notes

  • Section: 8 - Business services; agricultural, mining and manufacturing services
  • Division: 85 - Research and development services


This Division is divided into the following Groups:

  • 851 - Research and experimental development services on natural sciences and engineering
  • 852 - Research and experimental development services on social sciences and humanities
  • 853 - Interdisciplinary research and experimental development services

Explanatory note

Research and development services consisting in scientific progress achieved in the various fields of natural or social sciences in the three areas of R&D, i.e. basic research, applied research and experimental development. R&D services are subdivided into groups, classes and subclasses according to the sciences to which the R&D services relate.

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