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31 December 2012
It is not often that a country is faced with the prospect of rebuilding from the ground up. Egypt’s recent revolution – notwithstanding the many and inevitable challenges it presents – has ushered in an era of unprecedented hope and expectation. This report assesses the current state of science, technology and innovation in Egypt, its strengths and weaknesses, as well as the many ideas under consideration and programmes already in place for improving them.
Its recommendations are as follows.
National research policy
Business and industry
This project was supported by an international consortium, and the report was endorsed by the partners. The views outlined in this report do not necessarily reflect the policy position of these partner organisations, including the Royal Society.
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