Understanding the high tech sector in the Cape Metropolitan Region: a contribution to the development of a regional strategy for high tech industry
AbstractThe aim of this working paper is to contribute to a strategy for developing the high tech sector in the Cape Metropolitan Region (CMR) through a better understanding of the high tech firms that already exist. It investigates the following: - which high tech firms operate in the CMR; - why they chose to locate here; - what problems they face; - what would help them to expand and grow.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit in its series Working Papers with number 00037.
Length: 55 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2000
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Publication status: Published in Working Paper Series by the Development Policy Research Unit, March 2000, pages 1-55
South Africa: high tech firms; Cape Metropolitan Region;
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- Christian Rogerson, 1998. "High-technology clusters and infrastructure development: international and South African experiences," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(5), pages 875-905.
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