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Applied Research

Research conducted for a specific, often commercial, purpose. That is, applied research is the opposite of research for its own sake. One may conduct applied research on how to make a more efficient light bulb; this would contrast with research on how electricity works in an ideal universe. See also: Research and Development.
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And CEOs of the likes of Intel, HP and IBM believe that unlocking university research is one of the keys to starting a new wave of U.
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As part of the strategic plan, the Foundation staff and trustees streamlined internal operations of the organization to expedite research opportunities.
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The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) recognizes the Nation's debt of gratitude to research participants, and is striving to maintain the trust that human subjects place in the excellence of the research enterprise.
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