BILAT USA 2.0 is a project funded by the European Union under FP7. It is a bilateral coordination activity to enhance and develop science, technology and innovation partnerships between the European Union and the United States of America. BILAT-USA 2.0 has three main goals:

  • support the political dialogue within the framework of the EU-US STI cooperation agreement
  • enhance the cooperation between scientists and innovation actors on both sides and spread information on funding possibilities through a number of workshops & events
  • analyze the state-of-the-art and the progress of transatlantic science and technology cooperation.

In March 2013, the EU-US Joint STI Committee Meeting determined four research areas as priorities for transatlantic cooperation: Marine & Arctic Research, NMP, Health and Transport.

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Science and scientific cooperation as tool for diplomacy are increasingly used worldwide to promote international understanding.

BILAT USA 2.0 is organising its last event, an EU - U.S. Science Technology and Innovation (STI) Cooperation Forum on 'NEW FRONTIERS IN SCIENCE DIPLOMACY- Opportunities for U.S.-EU Cooperation' on 28 September 2015, in Washington D.C.

The main goal of the Forum is to gather major EU and U.S. stakeholders as well as act...