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Housing slump, financial crisis, economic recession, business confidence falling….there is no shortage of headlines telling us that, to put it politely, we are facing deteriorating economic circumstances.  The impact will likely be felt from the corporate boardroom to developing world aid programs and everything in between.   If companies cut back R&D spending and if resources for the developing world are constrained…..will we also face an ‘intellectual slump’?  What will be the impact on innovation in climate saving technologies and new drugs for both the developed and developing world?  Calling fellow bloggers: is there a solution for avoiding an intellectual slump?

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