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December 23rd, 2007

Climbing the innovation ladder

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Researchers at Demos were given a brief to identify the new hubs of innovation that policymakers and investors in the UK could plug into. Despite countries such as Japan, the US and those belonging to the European Union ranking higher on conventional metrics—such as the number of scientific papers published and patents—filed researchers at Demos argue that new ideas in drug development, nanotechnology and communication will come from Asian countries including India, China and South Korea. "We are moving to a non-linear model of development—countries such as Brazil and India, for instance, might have similar problems, for which they could look for collaborative solutions," says James Wilsdon, head of science and innovation at Demos.

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