A process is a coherent set of activities that share the aim of transforming something or that affect other processes that transform someting. Examples are R&D (creating new products) manufacturing (production), office work and administration (supports other processes), etc.
In the NRP-CAS system, a process can take in work (time spent doing something, using skills), use resources (equipment, space, etc.), consume resources (glue, chemicals, wood, etc.) and cite (designs, methods, etc.).
Processes are structured into projects