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Glossary:Research and development (R & D) personnel and researchers

Research and development (R & D) personnel consists of all individuals employed directly in the field of research and development (R & D), including persons providing direct services, such as managers, administrators, and clerical staff.

A R & D researcher can be employed in the public or the private sector - including academia - to create new knowledge, products, processes and methods, as well as to manage the projects concerned.

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