I. Fedorenko, PhD in Economics, Associate Professor Taras Schevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, K. Drozd, master of Economics University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden, Schmalkalden, Germany THE ANALYSIS OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS IN SPHERE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS IN EUROPEAN UNION

The paper studies present state of direct investment in technological innovations in the European Union. The EU member states are found to demonstrate different economically motivated preferences as to investment in nanotechnology. The EU investment strategies are assessed from the viewpoint of challenges facing developing and transition economies.

Keywords: nanotechnology, nanomaterials, investment, innovation, ecology.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17721/1728-2667.2015/166-1/10


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