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Globalisation of Innovation - The Role of Multinational Enterprises

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This paper undertakes a brief evaluation of the trends in the internationalization of innovativeactivities. We provide a taxonomy of R&D internationalization strategies, and discuss the main relevant theoretical and empirical issues, before discussing the centripetal and centrifugal forces underlying the nature and evolution of cross border innovation. We address the issue ofinternational technology partnering as a key strategy that is complementary to theinternationalisation of innovative activities through internal means, before raising importantpolicy dimensions and directions for future research that derive from these debates.Key words: R&D internationalization, globalisation, multinationals, alliances, technology policyJEL Codes: F23, O32

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Rajneesh Narula, Antonello Zanfei

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eng

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http://hdl.handle.net/10398/6628

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