R&D takes off in Shanghai

What was a fad is now a craze. Just three years ago, a handful of chemical companies were setting up small R&D facilities in China, primarily in Shanghai. But now, it has become commonplace for chemical and pharmaceutical companies to establish labs in Shanghai, employing hundreds of people. The influx of new facilities is straining what was thought to be China’s practically infinite pool of scientists.

C&EN Volume 84 Issue 34 | pp. 15-22 Issue Date: August 21, 2006