Cover: The R&D Process and Technological Innovation in the Chinese Industrial System

The R&D Process and Technological Innovation in the Chinese Industrial System

Published 1985

by Jonathan D. Pollack

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This report documents the principal findings of a RAND project on the R&D system and technological innovation in Chinese industry. The project is evaluating the following issues based on case studies of the Chinese electronics and metallurgy industries: (1) the capability of the Chinese R&D system to meet the equipment and technical needs of end users; (2) the capability of Chinese R&D to generate and disseminate technological innovation in products and processes; (3) the factors impeding or advancing the innovation process in China; (4) the potential role of external assistance in overcoming the bottlenecks in the R&D system; and (5) China's ability to adapt imported technology to its research facilities and factories. Findings on the two industries are reported in N-2306, and N-2307.

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