Daniëlle Bertrand-Cloodt worked as a Researcher for the research line “The Dynamics of the Labour Market” at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics and Business Administration from the same university. Her Ph.D. thesis (2008) focuses on the relationship between R&D partnership formation, social embeddedness and innovative performance (supervisor: John Hagedoorn, co-supervisor: Hans van Kranenburg). Previously, she worked as a lecturer and Ph.D. student at the same university and as an Assistant Professor at Radboud University Nijmegen. Her research focuses on education and the labour market as well as strategic management. Education and labour market topics include knowledge and skills and the labour market by education and occupation. Strategic management topics include strategic alliances, innovation and technological change, and social embeddedness.