Chapter 1. The internationalisation of R&D in small open economies: spillovers, collaborations and patented knowledge (A. Spithoven, P. Teirlinck). Chapter 2. The impact of foreign investment on productivity and technology in belgium (K. de Backer, L. Sleuwaegen). Chapter 3. The impact of globalisation of businesses on national R& mp;D support (M. Sileghem, J. Slow, L. van de Loock). Chapter 4. Regulatory framework regarding ownership of inventions conceived at universities (M.-C. Janssens).Chapter 5. Legal environments and first international market entries: evidence on the internationalisation of new technology-based firms in three European countries (R. Coeurderoy, G. Murray). Chapter 6. Growth of high-tech start-ups: an international perspective (B. Clarysse, J. Bruneel). Chapter 7. A cross-country comparison of innovation: the role of human capital and social capital (D. de Clercq, M. Dakhli). Chapter 8. Brain drain, brain gain and brain exchange: the role of MNES in a small open economy (M. Cincera). Chapter 9. Location and agglomeration of foreign R&D activities in a small open economy (P. Teirlinck). Chapter 10. Capturing value from radical innovation: managing international partnerships (E. van de Velde, B. Clarysse).Chapter 11. Internatio-nalisation of innovation in a small open economy: exploring the role of ownership structure on performances and R&D collaboration (A. Spithoven). Chapter 12. The commitment of Belgian teams to European S&T cooperative agreements (H. Capron, M. Cincera). Chapter 13. International knowledge flows from and into a small open economy: patent citation analysis (R. Lukach, J. Plasmans). Chapter 14. The internationalisation of the production of technology: a more complete picture for belgium (M. Cincera, B. van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie, R. Veugelers). Chapter 15. Turning facts into policy: implications of the internationalisation of R&D for small open economies (A. Spithoven, P. Teirlinck).