Tag: research

A sleeping giant awakes

chinascientistChina spent an amazing $163bn on R&D last year. Even more amazing, thats  an 18% increase on the previous year.

The sheer size of the resources that China now devotes to R&D means that businesses in the west cannot afford to ignore rise of  China’s science-based industries. (continue reading…)


Hi-tech brain drain or opportunity?

Should western workers fear China’s rise as a hi-tech nation? The question is topical as Alcatel-Lucent, the struggling French telecoms manufacturer, has  just announced 10,000 job cuts, the latest round of losses in an industry that has seen the rapid rise of Chinese competitors. (continue reading…)

Comments Off on Hi-tech brain drain or opportunity? more...

China moves up in innovation league

Once, the words ‘innovation’ and ‘China’ rarely appeared in the same sentence. But things are changing fast and innovators in mainland China are gaining rapidly in competitiveness compared with companies in developed economies of Europe, the US and elsewhere. (continue reading…)

Comments Off on China moves up in innovation league more...

Subscribe to our RSS feedGet EngagingChina by email
  • Categories

  • Tag Cloud

  • Content Copyright © 2013 by Geoff Nairn. All rights reserved.
    iDream theme by Templates Next | Powered by WordPress