Applied Research

Planned research functions, or critical analysis, with the aim of gaining new skills or know-how, required for the development of new products, procedures or services, or for the facilitation of major developments to be carried out, in relation to the Company’s existing products, procedures or services. Includes the development of the components of complex systems, required for applied research - in particular, for the supervision of generic technologies -, except for prototyping.


Experimental development

Aiming to obtain, summarise, share and utilise scientific, technological, business and other relevant skills and know-how publicly available at the time, for the benefit of developing new designs, with regards to new, modified or improved products, procedures or services, or for the creation and design of the rules applicable to the same.