ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Technology Transfer and Indigenous Technology-Petrochemical Industry in lndia

In relatively new and high-technology industries like petrochemicals, two interrelated aspects of indigenous technology development are, first, the constraints on development of technology imposed by the conditions stipulated in collaboration agreements and, second, indigenous efforts towards development of technology at the firm and institutional level. This paper discusses transfer of technology in the petrochemical industry in relation to indigenous development in the light of a case study of the Indian Petrochemical Corporation (IPCL), the country's largest petrochemical company in the public sector.

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