Research – particularly in science, technology and medicine
This Major Kind of Research is costly: Both for the facilities and the support infrastructure. Even well - funded academic institutions are finding that such work needs institutional collaboration. This holds for other costs associated with maintaining physical spaces. Knowledge flows almost without friction across geo-political boundaries. Knowledge taught and transformed through entrepreneurial efforts into new products and services and then comes full circle for teaching and reinvention. This virtuous cycle is critical for Regional Developing Countries in a wired world.