Global CONNECT™: a network committed to growing new technology clusters worldwide

Global CONNECT™ is a public program of UC San Diego Extension that works with regions around the world on issues related to science, technology, and innovation.  Our membership network links organizations committed to building international technology-based enterprises.
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Global CONNECT welcomes visiting delegations who are interested in learning more about the San Diego regional innovation system, CONNECT, UC San Diego, and other components of the region.

Featured News

From Border Barriers to Bi-National Promise Report Released


Global CONNECT partnered with the Creative Class Group, founded by Richard Florida, to examine the impact that border delays have on the San Diego-Tijuana region's ability to compete globally.  More information is available on our Reports Page.


Featured Project

California Marketing and Innovation Study Visit


From April 28 to May 9, 2014, Global CONNECT hosted its third visiting group from the School of International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE) of Steinbeis University Berlin.  During the two weeks in San Diego and Silicon Valley, the students participated in seminars on key aspects of identifying, accessing, and adapting to markets.  The group also visited high tech companies and organizations that support innovation to understand how they approach the markets for their products and services.




Global CONNECT welcomes visitors from the following organizations:

Week of July 14:

Dr. Hiroshi Fujiwara

Internet Research Institute, Inc.

Week of June 30:

Dr. Wim Degrave

Oswaldo Cruz Foundation

Week of June 24:

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation Delegation

Week of April 28:

Steinbeis University MBA Group












Last updated July 21, 2014


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