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THE ROLE OF RESEARCH IN RESHAPING TEXTILE INDUSTRY

Adriana Ungureanu
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Adriana Ungureanu: Romanian Foundation for Business Intelligence

Network Intelligence Studies, 2017, issue 9, 17-23

Abstract: Apparently, the international competition seems to be moved to the area of investments in new technologies waiting for results in the near future. Nanotechnology is by far the most wanted by investors. The last twenty years the investments in nanotechnology became the priority for all the developed states and this trend was followed by the less developed countries. At the opposite side, there are countries as Romania that seem to lose the start in front of those very active in this field. This paper tries to present the role of the Romanian Research and Development activity to reshape the textile industry through new technologies and nanotechnologies especially. To gather the proper information, the in-depth interview method was used. The conclusions reveal that state keeps the key for a good research activity by offering stable and consistent support. At the same time, a lot of measures or recommendations could be a pragmatic solution to take seriously the role of the research activity to bring its contribution for this big challenge.

Keywords: Technology; Nanotechnology; Research; Textiles; Romania (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O32 L66 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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