What is industry?

  • (noun): The people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise.
    Example: "Each industry has its own trade publications"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Industry

Industry is the production of an economic good or service within an economy.

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Innovation - Measures - Indicators
... A common industry view (unsupported by empirical evidence) is that comparative cost-effectiveness research (CER) is a form of price control which, by reducing returns to industry, limits R ... Such value-based pricing has been viewed as a means of indicating to industry the type of innovation that should be rewarded from the public purse ...
Royal Society Of Arts - The RSA's Worldwide Presence Today - Projects
... established a Comino Fellowship Committee 'to change the cultural attitude to industry from one of lack of interest or dislike to one of concern and esteem' ... This eventually led to a joint government/industry initiative to promote 1986 as "Industry Year", with the RSA and the Comino Foundation providing core funding of £250,000 - which persuaded the ...
Kirkburton - Industry
... One old-established industry, which has recently moved from the village, is the manufacture of edge tools and shovels, which was introduced in the mid-18th century ...
Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park - History
... following areas the Technical Innovation Zone, the Hi-Tech Industry Zone, the Scientific Research and Education Zone, and the Residential Zone ... The report identified that investments from the IC industry, the software industry and the bio-medicine industry would be targeted ...
X:talk
... activists who organise, co-ordinate and deliver free English classes for workers in the sex industry ... an open and critical space to organise and empower workers in the sex industry and to encourage critical interventions into discourses about gender, labour, migration and human rights ... gender employing their resources in the sex industry" ...

More definitions of "industry":

  • (noun): Persevering determination to perform a task.
    Example: "Frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"
    Synonyms: diligence, industriousness
  • (noun): The organized action of making of goods and services for sale.
    Example: "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"
    Synonyms: manufacture

Famous quotes containing the word industry:

    No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)