The 2nd Study Visit was held at the KU Leuven in Belgium on 20-21 March 2017. As for the previous visit held in Rome in 2016, the objective of this visit was to give the participants from Morocco and Jordan a concrete understanding of the research and innovation capacities in this university. In addition to the plenary session during which the representatives from KU Leuven presented their strategy, experience and procedure in the implementation, development, and support of their research and innovation fields, visits were made to different faculties were concrete spin offs were shown to the participants: the Leuven Research and Development; the Athletic Performance Centre; the Menafingful Interactions’ Lab. This meeting was organised back to back with the Conference on Innovation and Research Management (Dev. 2.3) which allowed all the representatives from Morocco and Jordan to have a continuity and a complete vision of the current state-of-the-art of the research and innovation fields in Europe.