MY SAY: No Time to monkey around with R&D

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2011) MY SAY: No Time to monkey around with R&D. The Edge Malaysia.

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This column had highlighted before how crucial research on genomics, using rubber as an example, is helping the country's economy to grow. By developing superior scientific and technical expertise to discover novel knowledge, related industries can move up the value chain with relative ease. As demonstrated by the newly established Centre for Chemical Biology at Universiti Sains Malaysia (, much can be gained by pushing Malaysia as an internationally reputable, cutting-edge R&D centre. In the case of rubber, the race was with a number of countries that had the same desire to be the first because this will position the winner to be the leader in the field, with a host of intellectual property rights (IPR) and consultancy options at its disposal, thus creating new sources of wealth. Speed is of the essence.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General) > L7-991 Education (General)
Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
Depositing User: Pn Sukmawati Muhamad
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2017 03:24
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2020 02:38

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