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R&D Spendings

“According to the World Intellectual Property Organization's Global Innovation Index, Singapore and South Korea are two of the most competitive economies in the world, owing considerably to their deployment of technology in the workplace and their upskilling programs. In 2017, Samsung overtook Intel as the world's largest semiconductor supplier and edged out IBM for the most patents filed. In 2021, South Korea will open the International Science Business Belt in Daejeon, a complex encompassing eighteen universities, science parks, research centers, and a heavy ion accelerator.”


The Future Is Asian: Global Order in the Twenty-first Century

by Parag Khanna p. 194