The development of a successful national set of policies that can capitalise on specific industry and technology developments in a country need to be based on a simple series of principles. Looking at the UK, one international benchmarking study found the following:

Looking for ways to rectify some of these weaknesses, we have looked at several key technologies: nanotechnology, wind energy, and automation to see what lessons are to be learnt.  See our papers here.

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