The Applied Research services are provided by INOV based on in-depth knowledge in the areas where it operates and a consolidated network of R&D partners. Applied research services may include the following activities:
Supporting identification of a problem or opportunity;
Identifying pertinent areas of knowledge and/or technologies and formation of the research team;
Execution of research tasks - state of the art characterization, acquisition of specific expertise, prototyping, validation of results (e.g., pilots) and their presentation.
Acting solely or through its network of partners, INOV can help to identify the most appropriate funding opportunities to a particular research undertaking, in order to make viable the projects or innovation opportunities that are associated with significant risks.