Innovation in the Singapore-Johor Agglomeration

Regional Specific Advantages for Firms’ Development

At least ‘moderately important’
Access to infrastructure facilities (airports/ports/roads) 93
The business atmosphere and reputation of the area 90
Proximity to Singapore’s infrastructure facilities1 80
Access to innovative people, technologies, creativity and ideas 73
Availability of local research/engineering staff 70
Quality of local research/engineering staff 67
Availability of premises 67
Attractive local living environment for directors and managers 60
Availability of local regional universities 50
Availability of abundant labour supply in Johor1 40

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