8.4.  R&D Expense Projections

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Use this subsection to pull together the financial implications of 8.2 R&D Plans and 8.3 R&D Resources. Work through the detail in an appendix and summarize in a simple table along the following lines:

Years to end xxMonth:  

20XX
($000)

20XX
($000)

20XX
($000)

20XX
($000)

Key Project #1
- Internal payroll
- External consultancy
- Other expenses
Total - Key Project #1

 

 

 

 

Key Project #2
- Internal payroll
- External consultancy
- Other expenses
Total - Key Project #2

 

 

 

 

Key Project #3
- Internal payroll
- External consultancy
- Other expenses
Total - Key Project #3

 

 

 

 

Total R&D payroll & expenses ($000)

 

 

 

 

 

Where relevant, cost justify key projects by indicating their expected return-on-investment. In simplest terms, this could be the payback interval e.g. if expenditure of $50,000 could generate incremental gross profits of $25,000 a year, the payback would be 2 years.

For latest information, see the Technology and R&D section in the Business Plan Guide at http://www.planware.org/gtechnology.htm

 

 



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