Already a regional hotbed for technology, the next thing to watch for here is biotechnology and science. The government and perceptive businesspeople are putting their best bets on this most buoyant sector now.
Several friends have left research science for very rewarding careers and never looked back. They merely reasoned that science had become an expensive hobby that they could no longer afford to indulge.
Just as the alchemists of old attempted to combine different elements to produce something valuable, the physician-scientist of today attempts to combine medicine and basic research to produce something that has clinical utility.