Types of research in engineering: incremental, radical, technological innovation; fundamental vs applied. Expectations from a master's project. Definition of the research project: hypotheses, research questions and objectives. Context of the project and relevance of the research contribution. Literature review. Methodological approaches. Project planning: milestones, resources, deliverables. Intellectual property. Ethical aspects. Completion of the project. Peer review. Drafting of the project summary. Applying for research scholarships. Publication. Presentation of the results. Entrepreneurial means.