According to the standard UNE 166000 EX, technological development is the implementation of the outcome of the research or any other type of scientific knowledge, for the manufacture of new materials, products for the design of new processes, production or service delivery systems, as well as the substantial technological improvement of materials, products, processes or pre-existing systems. This activity will include the implementation of the results of research into a plan, scheme or design, as well as the creation of non-tradable prototypes and the initial demonstration or pilot projects, provided that they do not become or used in industrial applications or commercial exploitation.
2 What is it meant for affordable?
According to the standard UNE 166000 EX affordable is the activity whose result is to obtain new products or processes, or substantially significant improvements of the existing ones.
Innovation activities are: incorporation of tangible and intangible technologies, design industrial equipment and industrial engineering, manufacturing, commercialization of new products and processes.
It is distinguished between:
Affordable technology: activity of generation and development of new technologies on the market once consolidated, will begin to be used by other innovative processes associated with products and processes
Technological innovation: activity of mainstreaming in the development of a new product or process of existing core technologies available on the market.
Innovation management: improvements related to the way of organizing the resources to get products or innovative processes.
3 What you mean by research and development?
According to the standard UNE 166000 EX, original and planned inquiry that seeks to discover new knowledge and greater understanding within the scientific and technological means research.
Fundamental or basic research: enlargement of general scientific and technical knowledge not directly linked with goods or industrial or commercial processes.
Applied or industrial research: research aimed at acquiring new knowledge in order to exploit them in the development of new processes or products or to bring about major improvements of existing processes or products.