How to Support Companies to Go International for Research and Innovation Collaboration? Report of the Knowledge Sharing Roundtable

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The roundtable “Supporting Companies to go International for Research and Innovation Collaboration,” was held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, during the TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo under the auspices of the BILAT USA 4.0 project.

The knowledge-sharing round table, along with a cooperation seminar, was organised to present experiences of existing EU-US cluster collaborations and to exchange good practices regarding industry internationalisation capacities development. The roundtable was held as part of the delegation visit of 19 European cluster organisations from nine EU countries to the US organised by BILAT USA 4.0 and the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP).

The roundtable was developed with the specific objective of sharing good practices for establishing and sustaining international research and innovation collaborations. It included experts from both the EU and US. The discussion is summarised in this report, followed by the agenda and speaker bios.