Knowledge accumulation key factor in economic growth

AN ECONOMY's competitiveness depended on the capabilities and human resources in the country, and comparing SA's research output to global output indicated SA's capabilities, Anastassios Pouris, director at the University of Pretoria's Institute for Technological Innovation, said at the weekend. Research and development (R&D) is a key driver of economic growth, competitiveness and job creation, and is the foundation for a knowledge economy.
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3 August 2012