Jason Yotopoulos, Global Head of SAP Next Business and Technology
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SAP increases investment in its Asia research centres

8 January 2013 Last updated at 05:33 GMT

The software giant SAP has said it will continue to expand its research and development centres in Asia.

Last year the German company opened a regional hub in Singapore and aims to increase its facilities in China and India.

SAP's Global Head of Next Business and Technology, Jason Yotopoulos, told the BBC's Asia Business Report, why innovation is important for companies.