The mission of PCI Research and Development includes identifying, funding, and executing programs necessary to advance the industry and disseminating the results of these projects. The PCI Research and Development Council works toward this mission in three ways:
- Specially funded projects
- Collaboration with other research entities.
The R&D Council maintains a list of research needs of the industry. This list is primarily for the benefit of fellowship applicants, but is available for any researcher interested in precast or precast, prestressed concrete. Members are also encouraged to submit new ideas for research when knowledge gaps are identified.
PCI Research and Development has several projects that are in progress or that have been recently completed. The following is a partial list of those projects: