The Visegrad Innovation Hub What Role for Diplomacy?
Analysis by Katalin Ertsey.
This study spells out what happened so far and what would be needed to do in the areas of research, development and innovation cooperation to assist the creation of a lively start-up ecosystem in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the creation of a Visegrad innovation hub. The study identifies effective ways of assistance by the states through diplomacy in these efforts. First it examines which structures and players are suitable for a deeper regional cooperation supporting innovation in the individual countries. Then it analyses a few potential strategies of going about it and finally it proposes a few next steps.