Researchers are high-level scientists who specialize in a specific field. A researcher manages one or more projects and works with a team to draw up and carry out experimental protocols, as well as to analyze and interpret the results. Researchers showcase their results and present technological developments to the scientific community by publishing and participating in colloquia. They are also named as inventors in a significant number of patents and patent applications. Researchers are experts in their fields and work actively to stay abreast of the latest scientific developments.