A study from Thomson Reuters released predicts that, based on substantial and recent growth, India’s research productivity will be on par with most G8 nations within 7-8 years and overtake them between 2015-2020. The study, Global Research Report: India, aims to inform policymakers about the research and collaboration potential of India and its current place in world science. The study is part of a new series of Global Research Reports from Thomson Reuters that will illustrate the changing landscape and dynamics of the global research base around the world.
‘India’s current rise in science is as impressive as its economic surge of recent years and clearly has immense potential to become the home for world-class research,’ said Mike Boswood, CEO, Healthcare & Science business, Thomson Reuters. ‘As India builds on its scientific enterprise, further diversifies its research base and expands its collaborative networks, the nation is certain to claim its place at the forefront of world science.’ The study draws on data found in Web of Science