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Science and wealth creation

Nature volume 362, page 584 (15 April 1993) | Download Citation


How can governments ensure that wealth is created from the scientific enterprise? In an abbreviated version of his talk at Nature's recent meeting1, Sir Mark Richmond assesses the probable British strategy.

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    Nature 362, 285–286 (1993).

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    Nature 360, 705–706 (1992).

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  1. chairman of the Science and Engineering Research Council, Swindon SN2 1ET, UK. In this article he is writing in a personal capacity.

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