The US Government and the European Commission with the Member States have nurtured their research and innovation systems to be highly productive, driven by excellence and geared towards answering societal needs and increasing economic productivity.
BILAT-USA 2.0 is a project funded by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) and the successor of the first BILAT USA project, aiming to continue to further enhance and support the research and innovation cooperation between the European Union and the USA.
The project will be developed across the following six work packages to directly increase the performance on specific research issues (e.g. mobility and exchange, innovation aspects) and common challenges (e.g. environment, energy, health):
The project is coordinated by DLR. The consortium consists of 9 European partners (DLR, FFG, inno TSD, Biocat, AKA, Intrasoft Internatinal, RCN, IPPT PAN, TUBITAK) and 4 US-American partners (DMI, FIU, NCURA, CTR).