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6(c)). 5 percentage points above. e. 27 per cent respectively). 7 per cent of the UK. Internationalization of business R&D In a context of increasing internationalization of R&D investment ﬂows by multinational enterprises, a country’s competitiveness largely relies on the capacity to retain access to centres of science and technological excellence and to become an attractive place to perform R&D activities. Several reports have argued that the UK is well placed to gain from an increase in international ﬂows of R&D, since the UK is an attractive place for foreign-owned ﬁrms to conduct R&D activities and it is a major investor in R&D overseas (see DTI 2005).
The issue for the UK and particularly for those who inﬂuence research in the country is how to strike an appropriate balance and focus in light of the country’s investments in science and technology. An Emerging Research Agenda In addition to important policy questions the data presented in the census raise some signiﬁcant topics for future research. First there is the question of why the small, high-tech countries perform so well across the board. The 52 Context data suggest that Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland all achieve outstanding levels of performance in terms of publication per capita and triadic patents per capita.
Switz. 7 India Brazil 50 Context comparator countries, the USA remains well positioned in terms of R&D investments levels, showing comparatively higher growth rates in almost all R&D investment indicators (the only exception is GOVERD to GDP). Regarding indicators on technology, the UK shows a poor performance not only when compared to major comparator countries, but also relative to our whole set of comparator countries. Germany and Japan are performing particularly well on technology-related indicators, while South Korea and Singapore have the largest growth rates in terms of (triadic) patents per unit of business-performed R&D.