Title: Transferring technology across borders – from the point of view of a neutral country
Author: Olavi J. Mattila
Address: Former Minister for Foreign Affairs, Puistokatu 3 A 12, Helsinki, Finland
Abstract: Finland has experience of trade and technology transfer both between East and West and between North and South, which gives her a unique perspective. This paper looks at the world scene from the viewpoint of a neutral country, examining transfers between the USA, Japan, western Europe, eastern Europe and the developing countries. The role of international organizations is highlighted, as is the importance of the CSCE process (Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe).
Keywords: Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe; CSCE; East-West technology transfer; technology transfer; United Nations; World Institute for Development; economic research; Finland; USA; United States; Japan.
Int. J. of Technology Management, 1986 Vol.1, No.1/2, pp.13 - 21
Available online: 27 May 2009