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Apple to set up second R&D centre in China

Apple to set up second R&D centre in China

US tech giant Apple will open a second research and development centre in China to focus on manufacturing and software development as it looks to increase its foothold in in the world's second largest economy amid tough competition from domestic rivals.

Snapdeal launches new website Findmystyle.In

E-marketplace major Snapdeal will spend USD 100 million (Rs 640 crore) in the next three years on research and development as it looks to bring solutions to enrich online shopping experience as the competition hots up in the booming e-commerce industry in India.

India lags emerging world in research, imperils innovation

As it attempts to drive growth and innovation, India lags the developed and emerging world in a key area, research and development, as a recent imbroglio over stipends reveals.

Xiaomi to set up first R&D base in India, first outside China

Xiaomi to set up first R&D base in India, first outside China

The company, which expects the centre to be operational in the next few months, will focus on localising its products and features for the Indian market through the unit.

Increasing patenting activity seen in India: survey

New areas that have emerged this year are electric power engineering, buildings and construction, semiconductors and electronic components, lighting and heating and engines, pumps and compressors. There is an increase in patent numbers in these industries.

Economic Survey 2013-14: India trails China in R&D spend and innovation capacity

India accounts about 3 percent of USD 1.6 trillion of global gross expenditure on research and development (GERD) in PPP (purchasing power parity), which is around five times lower than that of its neighbour China, the Economic Survey said Wednesday.

IDMA seeks exemptions for R&D, samples

Indian Drug Manufacturers' Association (IDMA) Wednesday asked the government that 'control samples' and samples given to physicians be exempted from duties and taxes in the Budget.

`Duniyadaari` director embarks on R&D study before next film

Sanjay Jadhav, whose last Marathi film `Duniyadaari` was a box office success.

Intel to invest over Rs 742 cr in India R&D centre

Global chip major Intel will invest over USD 120 million (Rs 742 crore) on expanding its research and development infrastructure in Bangalore.

India, France join hands for greater cooperation in science and technology

India and France Wednesday signed a host of agreements for cooperation in the fields of science and technology and health and education and announced various programmes.

Govt should increase expenditure on R&D: Ficci

It said the country's expenditure in R&D is less than the current average expenditure of China, South Korea and most Western countries.

R&D of emerging economies faster than developed nations: Report

Emerging economies like India, China and Brazil have increased their R&D faster than developed countries but they have not been able to break into the top positions in global innovation, according to a report.

ISRO keen only on R&D; eyes industry consortia for production

Indian Space Research Organisation wants to focus mainly on cutting edge research and development activity and realise space missions through industry consortia.

'Tata Motors top Indian company for R&D'

Automobile giant Tata Motors has pipped giants like Reliance Industries and Infosys to become India's top-ranked company for research and development (R&D), as per a list compiled by the European Commission.

Antony for PSUs to invest more time, money in R&D

India is looking to spend over USD 100 billion on defence
procurements in next five to ten years.

Modi offers Gujarat for R&D of military equipment

Gujarat CM Narendra Modi advocated more indigenous research and development for the sake of armed forces and offered the state as a research base.

Defence Policy: Private sector to get role in R&D

India will unveil Defence Production Policy that will enhance domestic arms manufacturing base.

India, Israel to float dedicated fund for R&D collaboration

Research and Development operations between India and Israel are set to get a push with both countries readying to set up a dedicated R&D fund.

Pachauri stresses on R&D to tackle carbon emission

Ahead of the Copenhagen summit next
month, Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman of the IPCC, has asked governments across
the world to encourage research and development in innovation
and technology to tackle carbon emissions.

Maruti asks vendors to cut input costs, have own R&D

Suzuki India (MSI) is looking at strengthening its back-end
operations by asking vendors to increase efficiency, besides
building their own research and development capabilities.