Class 8112 - Applied research services in natural sciences and engineering of Central Product Classification (CPC) Version 2.1.

This class includes:

  • applied research services in the natural sciences and engineering involving original investigation undertaken in order to acquire new knowledge. It is, however, directed primarily towards a specific practical aim or objective.

The class includes these subclasses:

81121 Applied research services in physical sciences

This subclass includes:

  • applied research services related to heat, light, electromagnetism, astronomy, etc.

81122 Applied research services in chemistry and biology

This subclass includes:

  • applied research services related to catalyses, fermentation, physiology and biology of animals and plants, micro-organisms, etc.

81123 Applied research services in biotechnology

This subclass includes:

  • applied research services related to knowledge and general applications requiring one or more of the following techniques:
    • DNA/RNA: Genomics, pharmacogenomics, gene probes, genetic engineering, DNA/RNA sequencing/synthesis/amplification, gene expression profiling, and the use of antisense technology
    • proteins and other molecules: sequencing/synthesis/engineering of proteins and peptides (including large molecule hormones); proteomics, protein isolation and purification, signaling, identification of cell receptors
    • cell and tissue culture and engineering: cell/tissue culture, tissue engineering (including disuse scaffolds and biomedical engineering), cellular fusion, vaccine/immune stimulants, embryo manipulation
    • process biotechnology techniques: bioreactor fermentation, bioprocessing, bioleaching, biopulping, biosulphurization, bioremediation, biofiltration, and phytoremediation
    • gene and RNA vectors: gene therapy, viral vectors
    • bioinformatics
    • nanobiotechnology

81124 Applied research services in engineering and technology

This subclass includes:

  • applied research services related to science and technology for casting, metal, machinery, electricity, communications, vessels, aircraft, civil engineering, construction, information, etc.

81125 Applied research services in medical sciences and pharmacy

This subclass includes:

  • applied research services related to treatment of diseases, preventive hygiene, pharmacy, etc.

81126 Applied research services in agricultural sciences

This subclass includes:

  • applied research services related to agricultural techniques, fruit culture, forestry, stock breeding, fisheries, etc.

81129 Applied research services in other natural sciences

This subclass includes:

  • applied research services related to the environment and other natural sciences not elsewhere classified

Product of: #isic7210 - Research and experimental development on natural sciences and engineering
Coding hashtag: #cpc8112


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