The globalization of R&D activities has continued its growth path as companies are increasingly trying to capture knowledge and market opportunities internationally. The rapid evolution of national economies and the ways to conduct knowledge-intensive businesses has led researchers and analysts to pursue a deeper understanding of the globalization of corporate R&D and the related driving factors and impacts. This introductory chapter provides an update of trends in the globalization of corporate R&D. It reviews the literature on the main drivers and impacts of the process under investigation, introduces the papers for this special section, and offers some concluding remarks.
|Numero di pagine||19|
|Rivista||Industrial and Corporate Change|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2011|
- Drivers of R&
- European experience