The R&D development stages.
|R&D development stage||Criteria|
|Basic R&D||Originally conducted, a theoretical or experimental R&D to obtain a new knowledge on the observable objects or the natural phenomena, without any purpose of a special application or industrialization|
|Applied R&D||An R&D initiative to obtain new scientific knowledge mainly with a practical purpose or goal, utilizing the knowledge given by basic R&D|
|Development R&D||A systematic research to substantially improve the products, which are already produced or set, or to produce a new product or equipment by utilizing the knowledge obtained from basic, applied R&D or actual experience|
|Others||Other R&D activities, which do not belong to any of the above categories|