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Drivers And Impacts In The Globalization Of Corporate R&D: An Introduction Based On The European Experience

Date Added: Mar 2011
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The globalization of R&D activities has continued its growth path as companies are increasingly trying to capture knowledge and market opportunities internationally. The rapid evolution of national economies and the ways to conduct knowledge-intensive businesses has led researchers and analysts to pursue a deeper understanding of the globalization of corporate R&D and the related driving factors and impacts. This introduction to the Special Section: "Globalization and Corporate R&D" forthcoming in Industrial and Corporate Change provides an update of trends in the globalization of corporate R&D.