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4.9 Technological alliances between firms
Why is it significant?
International technological alliances between firms are another way of accessing global knowledge.
How does the UK perform?
UK was ahead of its major competitors in terms of the number of
international technological alliances over the period 1989-98. However,
our performance in terms of technological alliances between domestic firms
is not so impressive. Despite our lead over Germany, France, Canada and
Italy, the UK still lags behind the US and Japan (Chart
Last updated on 12 March 2002