THE Q SECTORS - Research Center
THE Q AGENCY has launched a new research center dedicated to the Quaternary and Quinary Sectors. The center supports a portfolio of innovative, high-impact research and analysis, creates a clearinghouse to help coordinate related efforts, develops cutting-edge technologies and collaborates with organizations dedicated to advancing sectors of economy.
Fundamental research or basic research advances fundamental knowledge about the Quaternary and Quinary Sectors of Economy. It focuses on refuting or supporting theories that explain observed phenomena and is the source of most new scientific ideas and ways of thinking about the Q Sectors.
Applied research is a form of systematic inquiry involving the practical application of science. Applied research is contrasted with basic research in discussion about research ideals, methodologies, programs, and projects and deals with solving practical problems and generally employs empirical methodologies.
Development Research is a set of strategic, proactive, catalytic, and capacity-building activities designed to facilitate our research center in attracting extramural research funding, creating relationships, and developing and implementing strategies that increase institutional competitiveness.
Our Research Paradigm Approach of Complexity: Transdisciplinarity
The transdisciplinary perspective and cognitive approaches of a hermeneutical cycle and semantic waves used in argumentation assist in grasping the essence of complexity and the main principles of complex dynamic systems.
The essence of transdisciplinarity is the cooperation and collaboration of a collection of diverse actors who normally do not work together yet are mutually concerned for transdisciplinary problems.