Japan's research raid

Budiansky, Stephen
March 1993
U.S. News & World Report;3/22/93, Vol. 114 Issue 11, p46
Explains that Japan, after years of improving products invented elsewhere, has discovered basic research--long seen as America's hidden strength in the global high-tech competition. Japanese firms own 150 United States research and development (R&D) facilities; US-Japan linkages in electronics and biotechnology; Lucrative arrangements between Japanese firms and American universities; Restrictions on the export of American technical know-how; Growth in Japanese business; More.


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