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Korea: An emerging Asian superpower in science, technology, and innovation

Sneha Kulkarni | Mar 4, 2016 | 8,573 views

Asia is one of the powerhouses of global research and development performance, and the Republic of Korea has emerged as one of the leading Asian nations in terms of innovation and economic growth. Despite facing a financial crisis due to the extensive focus on a few fundamental industries, Korea has the potential of becoming a global leader in innovation and research. This post attempts to look closely at some frequently contemplated questions such as: Can Korea become a global leader in science and research? What are the trends in Korean academia and industry? Can it compete with the Asian superpowers China and Japan?

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