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Globalisation is quickly reshaping the international economic landscape, resulting in an increasing global supply of science and technology (S&T) resources and capabilities. This bookanalyses trends in the offshoring of R&D, examines its drivers and motivations, and identifies implications for innovation policy. It examines the internationalisation of R&D...
Globalisation is quickly reshaping the international economic landscape, resulting in an increasing global supply of science and technology (S&T) resources and capabilities. This bookanalyses trends in the offshoring of R&D, examines its drivers and motivations, and identifies implications for innovation policy. It examines the internationalisation of R&D through foreign direct investment (FDI) by multinational enterprises (MNEs), which account for the bulk of business R&D in the OECD area. It also discusses complementary aspects of the global innovation landscape, such as the internationalisation of science, the growing importance of international technology co-operation and the growing international mobility of researchers.Table of Content :Executive SummaryIntroductionChapter 1. The Activities of Multinationals Abroad-Globalisation on the Rise: The Emergence of Global Value Chains-The Increasing Internationalisation of R&D-The Role of Multinationals in Global R&D-Most R&D Investments Abroad Still Go to OECD Countries-Increaseed R&D Activity by Multinationals in Emerging Countries-Patenting by Multinationals Abroad-Drivers and Motivations of FDI in R&D-Outward FDI in R&D by Emerging Countries-Organising and Managing R&D Internationalisation within MNEsChapter 2. The Internationalisation of Innovation-The Changing Landscape for R&D Investment-The Internationalisation of R&D and Technology Collaboration-The Internationalisation of Science-The International Mobility of Human Resources in Science and Technology-The International Exploitation of TechnologyChapter 3. Policy Implications-Challenges and Opporutnities in the Internaitonalisation of Business R&D-Policies Relating to the Internaitonalisation of R&D bt MNEs-Policies to Encourage the Internationalisation of Innovation-Concluding RemarksBibliography
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