Independent research and development (IR&D) cost means the cost
of effort which is neither sponsored by a grant, nor required in
performing a contract, and which falls within any of the following four
(a) Basic research
(b) Applied research
(c) Development, and
(d) Systems and other concept formulation studies.
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