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India: Industrial R&D Gets Boost Despite Lack of Patent Reform

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Science  26 Jan 1996:
Vol. 271, Issue 5248, pp. 442-443
DOI: 10.1126/science.271.5248.442

Summary

New Delhi—The political reforms that have opened up India's economy in the past 4 years to a flood of outside investment are beginning to produce a shift in attitudes toward R&D as well, as local companies recognize the importance of R&D in competing globally.