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Delocalization of R&D

Development to follow the production trend?

Discussion of the development footprint is omnipresent in western media. In our survey which we have conducted across 54 global companies in the Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Manufacturing and Electronics industry we found out that most of the R&D headcount growth in the next five years (~15%) will occur off-shore. We investigated the off-shore destinations, the rationales behind, and the critical success factors.

Released: March 2007

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