1297.0 - Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008  
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Contents >> Socio-economic Objective >> SECTOR E EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE

This sector covers R&D which contributes to the general advancement of knowledge. This sector should only be used when no specific purpose under any of the other sectors can be identified.
This sector only includes R&D which is:

  • pure basic research (i.e. R&D efforts which are undertaken to acquire new knowledge without any specific application or looking for long term benefits other than the advancement of knowledge); or
  • strategic basic research (i.e. R&D efforts undertaken acquire new knowledge directed into specified broad areas in the expectation of practical discoveries).
This sector has one division.

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