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Mexico has long recognised the importance of research and innovation to the development of a strong and sustainable economy. To date, however, the goal of boosting research and development (R&D) spending to 1% of GDP has remained somewhat distant, with public spending across a variety of programmes having an only limited effect on...

 

The Mexican pharmaceutical industry has potential for the deployment of research and development (R&D) capital. Since 2010 the strategy of the Federal Commission for the Protection from Sanitary Risk (Comisión Federal para la Protección contra Riesgos Sanitarios, Cofepris), the regulatory body governing the sector, has enabled faster...

 

How can Mexico’s burgeoning manufacturing sector benefit from a commitment to R&D?

Chapter | Research & Innovation from The Report: Mexico 2017

Mexico has long recognised the importance of research and innovation to the development of a strong and sustainable economy. To date, however, the goal of boosting research and development (R&D) spending to 1% of GDP has remained somewhat distant, with public spending across a variety of programmes having an only limited effect on encouraging the development of new technologies and...

 

A religious and historical synergy between Catholicism and indigenous practices gives Mexico the perfect cultural cocktail for a wide variety of festivals. Many are well known internationally, while others are yet to be largely recognised outside the country.

 

LANGUAGE: Spanish is the official language and is spoken throughout the country. However, there are as many as 62 dialects, the most widely spoken being Nahuatl, Maya and Mixteco. Although English is spoken in many places – especially among government officials and high-ranking executives – it is...