How About a National Entrepreneurship Mission, Led by Nandan Nilekani?

As I was reporting and researching for this special report (Forbes India issue dated March 2) I was pleasantly surprised by the extent of thinking, and even action, that’s going on world over to get lab research out of the academic papers onto the market, and into people’s hands. Perhaps what economist Tyler Cowen last […]

In Restoring Romance to Research, Infosys is still the Bellwether

By now it’s common understanding that countries that took huge bets on research, not only to advance their knowledge stock but gain competitive advantage, have reaped great rewards. A notable example is the United States. Author Thomas Friedman says public funded research is the one of the five pillars ofAmerica’s success. Watching all the Infosys […]