Chapter 27. Research and Development

  1. Richard Hill and
  2. George Solt

Published Online: 30 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470768570.ch27

Engineering Money: Financial Fundamentals for Engineers

Engineering Money: Financial Fundamentals for Engineers

How to Cite

Hill, R. and Solt, G. (2010) Research and Development, in Engineering Money: Financial Fundamentals for Engineers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470768570.ch27

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470546017

Online ISBN: 9780470768570

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Keywords:

  • Research and Development - R&D, a gamble usually with long odds;
  • R&D project, failing and needing to be stopped - being the most difficult point to recognize;
  • sponsoring R&D by postgraduates - working for a higher degree is cheap, but useful only when sponsor stays in close contact with the work

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Challenge of R&D

  • Backing the Right Runner

  • Patenting

  • Hidden Benefits of R&D

  • Summary