Thorben Hänel is a senior executive at a commercial redevelopment agency in Germany and a current PhD candidate at the University of Sunderland, Faculty of Business and Law. His main research interests include the effectiveness and appropriateness of technology transfer and innovation between German and Chinese firms from a strategic management angle. He is a member of the China Association for Management of Technology (CAMOT) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). His professional background involves experience in corporate finance and strategic managerial accounting in the German banking and real estate sector.

Innovation’s Vital Role in Germany

Germany is a forward-thinking nation with the largest GDP in Europe. Germany is also one out of only four innovation leaders in the top performance group of all EU27 Member States. Their private and public sector R&D funding is on the rise in the midst of a global economic crisis and they enjoy growing economic ties with China. So what is Germany doing right?

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