Competing with China: India
China aggressively pursues research, investment while India has red tape: German Nobel laureate
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+ China is more aggressive in pursuing scientific research, investment and strategy as compared to India which has more ‘red tape’ acting as a barrier to communication between researchers, according to German Nobel Laureate Klaus von Klitzing.
“As scientists, we need to fight this. Facts are the basis of science. Science needs to promote open discussion and interactions,” he said.
+ Klitzing, 76, who was awarded the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of the integer quantum Hall effect, told PTI that “India and China are emerging players in the world but when it comes to research, China is much more aggressive in terms of investment and strategy”.
+ China is also far ahead than India in terms of investment in artificial intelligence, self-driving cars and robotics. What has also helped China’s leap in innovation is its liberal visa policy for scientists to boost knowledge exchange, said Klitzing.
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