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Survey Says!

February 22, 2011
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According to a recent report from The Industrial Research Institute, 53% of medium to large U.S. companies are forecasting an increase in their R&D budgets. In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if their companies are projecting an increase in R&D spending for 2011. Here’s how the responses broke down:
  • No: 50%
  • Yes: 40%
  • Unsure: 10%

Are you interested in taking the industry’s pulse on a particular topic? Send your suggestions for CyberPoll questions to Kelsey Seidler at seidlerk@bnpmedia.com.

Many thanks to all of the CI CyberNews readers who have participated in our CyberPolls. Not a CI CyberNews subscriber? Follow this link to sign up for your free subscription!


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Heat Retentive Plates

Juan J. Ramirez
March 15, 2011
Please Google HotSmart Plates; new ceramic plates that need only 1 minute microwaving and remain still hot after 30+ minutes (Obviously they keep food warm throughout the meal) safe bare hand handling. All the R&D is done. Looking for a business partner.



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