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R&D Gap Between SMEs, Big Biz Widening: Think Tank

R&D Gap Between SMEs, Big Biz Widening: Think Tank

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – The gap in research and development (R&D) investment between South Korea’s small and medium-sized businesses and big companies is widening, a local think tank said Sunday, a development that can pose economic challenges going forward. The report by the Korea Small Business Institute (KOSBI) showed that while small and medium-sized enterprises [...]

S. Korea Develops Power Cart with Domestic Technology

S. Korea Develops Power Cart with Domestic Technology

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has developed two electric carts that can help those requiring assistance to move heavy cargo with ease. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced on Thursday that it had developed a Mobile Power Cart and Smart Power Carrier following an extensive R&D project which began in [...]

China and Europe Post Double Digit Increases in R&D Spending

China and Europe Post Double Digit Increases in R&D Spending

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Annual worldwide corporate R&D spending increased by 11% in 2018, totaling US$782bn in annual investment, based on an annual analysis of the 1000 largest global public companies by R&D spend conducted by PwC’s Strategy&. The 14th edition of PwC’s Strategy& Global Innovation 1000 Study shows how innovation investment is [...]

S. Korea to Accelerate Development of Five New Industries

S. Korea to Accelerate Development of Five New Industries

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will lower regulatory hurdles for five promising industries and support their research and development (R&D) to help local companies lead fast-changing technology trends and create quality jobs, the government said Friday. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy launched a consultative body composed of government and company [...]

Gov’t Pushes for Deregulation, Higher Services R&D Spending

Gov’t Pushes for Deregulation, Higher Services R&D Spending

SEJONG, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The government said Wednesday that it will seek drastic deregulation and greater spending on research and development (R&D) to raise service sector competitiveness and find a new growth engine. The nation’s service sector needs to be transformed through innovative growth driven by policy backup, thus creating more quality jobs, [...]

Corporate R&D Spending Hits Record Highs for the Top 1000, Despite Concerns of Economic Protectionism

Corporate R&D Spending Hits Record Highs for the Top 1000, Despite Concerns of Economic Protectionism

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Annual worldwide corporate R&D spending broke through $700bn in annual investment, according to an annual analysis of R&D spending across 1000 global public companies by PwC’s Strategy&. It shows corporate R&D spending increased a steady 3% in the past year, bouncing back from less than 1% increase previously. [...]