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35 years since a Eureka moment – enabling global R&D collaboration

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In 1985, a group of leaders from 17 European countries and the European Commission gathered in Paris to agree to work together to support closer cooperation between businesses and research organisations in the field of ‘advanced technologies’.  It was the Eureka moment and saw the birth of what is today the world’s biggest public network for international cooperation in R&D and innovation.  The rest as they say is history!

Could selling UK businesses to foreign owners be a solution to the productivity problem? 

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The question of whether foreign buy-outs of UK technology successes stories should be welcomed as a way to take the business to the next level, or condemned as preventing the development of the next UK multi-national, is never far away. …