SwRI Internal Research and Development
freedom to explore innovative and unproven concepts without contractual restrictions and expectations
SwRI offers clients technology gained from its internal research programs and patents. More than 1,000 of SwRI's U.S. patents as well as the 1999 to 2012 IR&D Annual Reports are available online for review.
The SwRI IR&D Program exists to broaden the Institute's technology base and to encourage staff professional growth. Internal funding of research enables the Institute to advance knowledge, increase its technical capabilities, and expand its reputation as a leader in science and technology. The program also allows Institute engineers and scientists to continually grow in their technical fields by providing freedom to explore innovative and unproven concepts without contractual restrictions and expectations.
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