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June 24th, 2007

Collaborate or die

There seems to be a mania for producing "atlases" of strange things. We recently saw one on nanotechnology in the USA, and now the EU has chipped in with The Atlas of Ideas. This one, " the outcome of an 18-month study," once again raises the spectre of China, India and South Korea.

One of the reports recommendations as that the EU should "unleash mass collaboration". This naturally raises questions as to how you can compete if you share everything in sight. Will calls for the EU to beef up its R&D spending deliver benefits at home or away?


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