From the author's desk:

Based on the feed back from users of this web site, we are maintaining two versions of Data Base on R&D Internationalization as archives.
This is a non commercial web site. Some key statistics and reports have been updated.
Links to key statistics
  1. APEC-ISTI Statistics

Selected presentation and writings
Note: Content is based on personal research and views of the author, do not represent any company, organization or institution..
  1. What is Freedom?
  2. Ethics and Technology Development
  3. Political Economic Geography History
  4. Compassion is God - World Day of Social Justice
  5. Mother Nature
  6. Vegetarianism

    Country Reports
  7. New Zealand
  8. Singapore
  9. India
  10. Product and Service Safety Schemes of New Zealand

Last updated on 1 June 2010

This project, Data Base on R&D Internationalization in the Industrial sector among APEC member Economies, was endorsed at the 17th APEC/IST-WG meeting in August 99.

A database for R&D Internationalization among APEC economies was developed and has been existence from 2000 to 2010. This database has grown from one containing key statistics to exhaustive directory service and science and technology statistics of the 21 APEC economies (Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, United States and Vietnam).

Click to View 2009 Archived Version of web data base

APEC's Policy Partnership on Science, Technology and Innovation (PPSTI) was formed in 2012 when APEC agreed to broaden the mandate of the former APEC Industrial Science and Technology Working Group (ISTWG) to include issues of innovation policy development and intensify cooperation among governments, businesses and academia, thereby transforming the ISTWG into the PPSTI. [].


The author NARA (Venkataraman Narayanan) is a Consultant by profession and an Engineer by qualification.
Nara is holding an Engineering Masters degree and experienced in conducting technology assessment studies, market research and competitive analysis.
Currently Nara is a senior technical and strategic advisor for many leading organizations
Like to research on Science and Technology concepts from different countries of the World.