The Global R&D System: Where is the Third World?
Organized knowledge is often considered to be a key factor in the evolution of the man-made world. All civilizations have rested upon a continuous flow of information, diversified and instrumental, in order to effectively utilize and further develop the forces of production. New knowledge has always been needed to better control the natural and social environments.
KeywordsExperimental Development Innovative Activity European Economic Community Current Prex Social Intelligence
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