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Indian R&D -- time to solve the puzzle

Why does a country with so much research talent produce little homegrown innovation?

| India
With products such as cotton yarn, India's merchandise exports are a low-margin high-volume activity.   © Reuters

Despite a strong engineering talent pool, low costs and a good knowledge of English, India has failed to invest properly in research and development.

Spending is so low by global standards that it holds back India's economic, technological and strategic ambitions.

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