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Workshop Internationalisation of Research and Innovation
Kees Kouwenaar & Hans de Wit

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Workshop Internationalisation of Research and Innovation
    Context and concepts 6 thematic presentations Rosario as case study Draft Workshop Plan or Internal Proposal  Tuesday pm: make choice  Wednesday: work sessions

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challenges.Funded by Internationalization of Research: Meaning. indicators. national and institutional aspect In association with .

Funded by Some essential points: Internationalisation in higher education is more affiliated with teaching and learning than with research. access to external funding. but complexity of research. legal aspects) but continues to be more a researcher and research group strategy than an institutional one. priorities. In association with . in particular for research universities Research is assumed to be international by nature. but increasingly is seen as an essential part. its international dimensions and funding challenges require a more strategic approach Research does require increasingly central facilities (funding.

various political initiatives. . new possibilities to communicate and a strengthened recognition of knowledge as an important production factor. On the other hand.Funded by Meaning of Internationalisation of Research “Internationalisation of research is an interplay between internal and external driving forces and the responses made to those forces at the institutional and individual level within the research system. Among the driving forces external to research system are the globalisation of the economy. it is also important to be aware of possible obstacles to the internationalisation and of its’ negative In association with consequences.

The focus in the literature on internationalisation of research lies on mobility studies and bibli-metric studies. institutions and states.g. “ In association with . while there is less literature that explicit concern the driving forces and the effects of research policy on internationalisation.) . international conferences and research programmes and projects. as well as contacts between individuals. manifested in an increase of internationally co-authored publications and patents. Norway. Magnus Gulbrandsen and Jarle Trondal (eds.Funded by Cuerpo de INTERNATIONALISATION OF RESEARCH AND HIGHER EDUCATION: EMERGING PATTERNS OF TRANSFORMATION Åse Gornitzka. 2003 Internationalisation of research is on the output side e. NIFUP.

In association with . particularly in the natural and engineering sciences.Funded by Internationalisation of Research: Challenges The big challenges facing humanity require an international effort by science National science systems do not have sufficient capacities and financial resources for shouldering the investments which are needed for large-scale research facilities and projects. International networks of research collaborations and global strategic alliances are emerging. in addition to bilateral and trilateral international cooperation.

In association with . research and development sites in order to find more specific solutions to problems they face in the development of new products. They are looking for the best working groups in their fields. Companies are building links with research institutes and universities at their production. Countries are fiercely competing with each other as potential hosts of research centers. and institutions around the world are seeking to attract them. Students and researchers today are also more mobile than ever before. processes and services and to translate the researchers' new ideas into marketable products more quickly.Funded by The Challenges 2 The internationalization of production capacities is now followed by the internationalization of development and research capacities.

causes and effects of globalization. In association with . The political community will only be able to continue to shape this process. if science describes and explains the trends. Particularly the natural and engineering sciences.Funded by Challenges 3 Higher education institutions and research establishments are faced with new institutional challenges: Input-oriented management is no longer an adequate means for dealing with this dynamic international development and meeting the need for international networking. but also the cultural sciences and the humanities play a special role in the solution of these international problems.

what are its main characteristics? How much incentives and which one come from the national level for your research internationalisation? How much is the private sector in your region.Funded by National factors influencing internationalisation of research: Discussion How relevant is the national research policy for the internationalisation of research at your institution. Colombia or international a factor in the internationalisation of your research and in which way? In association with . and does that policy include an international dimension and if so.

In association with . showing the rationales for internationalisation and the main processes where an internationalisation strategy can be implemented.Funded by Indicators for Internationalisation Research Insitutions: European Science Foundation There is still little empirical evidence as to the level of internationalisation of research institutions A conceptual framework is needed for the description and the analysis of internationalisation processes of research institutions.

Funded by Three dimensions of activity impacted by the internationalisation process In association with .

Funded by Indicators for Funding F 1: F2: Agencies Budget for Joint Research Programmes International co-authored papers F3: F4: International co-patenting Budget for attracting researchers from abroad In association with .

Funded by Funding Agencies 2 F5: F6: International mobility Co-funded research Output F7: F8: Evaluation procedure Openness of programmes In association with .

Funded by Indicators for Research Performing Organisations P1: P2: Budget coming from abroad Budget coming from abroad: output generated International co-authored papers Recruitments of researchers from abroad P3: P4: P5: International mobility In association with .

Funded by Indicators RPO’s 2 P6: Budget for Joint Research Programmes or Projects International use of own infrastructures P7: P8: P9: Recruitment committees Evaluation procedure In association with .

Funded by Discussion Questions How central is research to your internationalisation strategy? Which international/global factors primarily define your internationalisation strategy for research? Are they generic for the whole of the institution or focussed on specific areas/centres of excellence? Which indicators for RPO’s are central for your strategy? In association with .

Funded by Aarhus University’s internationalisation strategy 2009–2013 Objectives: Generate knowledge in collaboration with international partners Recruit international talent at all levels Develop students’ international competences Influence the global development within education and research In association with .

Funded by Aarhus Internationalisation strategy Core activities: Internationalisation of education Incoming and outgoing student mobility Internationalisation of research Incoming and outgoing researcher mobility International research-based consultancy Prerequisites: Strategic alliances Visibility and branding In association with .

Funded by Internationalisation of Research: Aarhus University. Denmark Achieving excellence requires close interaction with other international elite environments. This is reflected in a dramatic growth in the number of scientific publications in collaboration with researchers abroad. In association with . Aarhus University takes an active part in international research collaboration and Has a considerable number of strategic alliances with universities and research institutions around the world. Therefore.

In association with .Funded by Aarhus Research Priorities Aarhus University wishes to create optimum conditions for the internationalisation of research. Aarhus University will give high priority to obtaining external funding for research in order to develop innovative knowledge in collaboration with public and private partners abroad. Research is conducted at the decentralised level and the choice of international partners therefore rests with individual research groups. The university will ensure that strategic alliances reflect the needs and aspirations of the research environments for international networks.

Funded by Aarhus Focus Areas More research projects with international partners Increased international research funding International publication of research results In association with .

Funded by Aarhus Research Mobility Focus Areas Professional efforts to recruit foreign research talent Development of an arrival and support system for incoming and outgoing researchers Promotion of outgoing mobility of researchers In association with .

Funded by Aarhus Consultancy Focus areas Development of the research base through international collaboration Consultancy services to key players abroad Increased focus on developing countries In association with .

Funded by The Institutional Level: Discussion Which Research priorities you can define for your institution ad what is their international dimension? Which focus areas for research mobility does your institution have? The same for consultancy focus areas? What is the interaction between the internationalisation of research and of education at your institution? In association with .

Funded by Workshop Internationalisation of Research and Innovation IRI 6 themes       Linking to international Peers Choosing priority research areas Valorisation International PhD cooperation IRI support structure IRI and HRM + time allocation In association with 26 .

Funded by Workshop Internationalisation of Research and Innovation IRI Rosario case study     Future vision on IRI Present situation of IRI Natural Science & Math perspective Perspective of Faculty of Economics In association with 27 .

activity formats. skills. expected variation:  in starting level of competencies & commitment  Prequel & sequel  Key components:  Content. organisational support In association with 28 . mix of instruction & co-creation  Expertise. attitudes/values/behavior  Target group. logistics. material  Funding. intended outcome:  knowledge.Funded by Workshop Internationalisation of Research and Innovation IRI Workshop plan  Purpose.

for whom?  What are the causes. key aspects. why. commitment  Finance: costs & benefits  Time frame of outcomes & impacts In association with 29 . recent?  Solutions  Open inventory of (wildly) possible solutions  Assessment of pro’s and con’s of each  Choice of most suitable solution  Process of decision making  Stakeholders. target groups?  Is it unique.Funded by Workshop Internationalisation of Research and Innovation IRI Internal proposal  Key questions:  What is the problem.