Thursday, September 15, 2011

What R&D Is Being Done And Where In China: An Inventorisation Of Science Parks

Richard Jun Lin, Xavier Xie (analysers), Zhuo Zhang, Jerold Wang and Chris Hartshorn (data contributors) have worked on a project to inventorise China's 1,531 provincial and national-level industry parks: 'Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Navigating China’s Industry Park Innovation Engine'. It "reveals the need for a specific focus on 87 university science parks and tough decisions on how broadly efforts should focus geographically." Read more here.

It would be interesting to know what the IP climate is in all of these places. Are there schemes that encourage/subsidise patents and is there attention to the protection and enforcement of IPRs?

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