Evaluating Country Competitiveness in Emerging Industries
Many leading countries have strategy for important emerging industries such as nanotechnology and biotechnology. Evaluating country competitiveness in such industries is a complex process, but findings can be very valuable. This article shares findings and learning of an attempt to address this vital need about competitiveness. Strategy concept of critical success factors is being extended to country level to evolve simple but effective approaches. For the purpose, this article leverages the data from the IPS National Competitiveness Report for benchmarking. The learning and insights derived through the research are used to introduce simple matrix of industry life cycle and segments to help make strategic choices for differentiated positions and also draw strategic implications.