Countries must step up research investment – OECD

By Brendan O’Malley – in University World News.

Countries should step up their investment in long-term research and development to develop frontier technologies that will reshape industry, healthcare and communications and provide urgently needed solutions to global challenges like climate change, according to a new OECD report. And long-term basic research, which is mostly carried out by universities and government institutes, has a vital role to play, the report says.


Povl Tiedemann
November 2015


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