Amidst the then fashionable talk of the coming crash of the Chinese economy, people didnt believe me when I said in 1997 that in adopting the manufacturing route, China had ensured its economy would continue to grow, and they didnt believe me when I said China was on to something in R & D and technology. Well, its official now. The reverse engineering route is in fact the first step on the way to become a catch up Innovation Nation. The licenced production model is a cul de sac. Check this out and the latest NSF report.
Time to wake up!