Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Technology Transfers: After the Maglev China Got An Appetite For the Shinkansen Bullet Train

Remember Germany's consortium Transrapid International who designed and built the Maglev trains in China? See Intellectual Property of German Train Gone with the Wind. China 'digested' the technology pretty fast to come up with its own version of this train.

The same technology transfer is happening with the Japanese Shinkansen bullet train. Read an article about it of Murie Dickie for the Financial Times Germany, here.

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