Activities associated with different technology readiness levels

A diagram showing the sorts of activity typically associated with each different technology readiness level.



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The development pathway for new technologies is frequently described in terms of technology readiness levels (TRLs), which give a common reference point when considering the level of development a given technology has achieved. This diagram shows activity typically associated with each TRL, from a theoretical case at one end of the scale through to commercialisation at the other.

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