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Definition: Industrial design as a part of TPP innovation activity

R & D - Oslo Manual

Industrial design covers plans and drawings aimed at defining procedures; technical specifications; and operational features necessary to the production of technologically new and improved products and the implementation of new processes (Definition identical in second and third editions). Oslo Manual, Second Edition (1997)
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and Statistical Office of the European Communities (Eurostat), "The measurement of scientific and technological activities: guidelines for collecting and interpreting innovation data: Oslo manual)", Third Edition, Paris, 2005