What R&D Is Being Done And Where In China: An Inventorisation Of Science Parks

Richard Jun Lin, Xavier Xie (analysers), Zhuo Zhang, Jerold Wang and Chris Hartshorn (data contributors) have worked on a project to inventorise China’s 1,531 provincial and national-level industry parks: ‘Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Navigating China’s Industry Park Innovation Engine’. It “reveals the need for a specific focus on 87 university science parks and […]

Sobering Statistics Put China’s Innovation Into Perspective

In the graphical perspective,things become smaller if the distancefrom the observer increases Professor Anil Gupta and Haiyan Wang, writers of the book ‘Getting China and India right‘, put China’s innovation statistics into perspective. Patent filings in 2008 U.S.A. 400,769 filings Japan 502,054 filings China 203,481 filings Gupta and Wang have a point when they argue […]

China Launched 10-Year National Patent Development Strategy

During the 4th China Patent Week China launched the National Patent Development Strategy (2011-2020). The strategy focuses on: International cooperation in patent protection and utilisation; preferential policies to encourage R&D by high-tech companies, research institutes and colleges; Overseas IP websites so that foreign companies can check patent info; Establishment of organisations for patent trading in […]

R&D in China: No Genuine Research, Only Development Thanks to Poor Execution IPR Laws

New Europe reports about EU firms’ enthusiasm about China’s market prospects and their concern about the execution of the IPR laws in China.” “China’s intellectual property laws are not bad. The problem is their implementation,” [EU’s Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC) President Joerg] Wuttke said. One result of the poor execution of IPR laws […]