What we do

Our research addresses three key themes, detailed below:

Inclusive entrepreneurship in context

  • Immigrant and ethnic minority entrepreneurship
  • Gender and entrepreneurship
  • Social enterprise and innovation
  • Organisational resilience and business continuity
  • Strategic entrepreneurship; entrepreneurial orientation and dynamic capabilities
  • Context: place, institutional environment, intersectionality, Base of pyramid markets
  • Entrepreneurship in fast-developing world economies: China, India, Africa
  • Intercultural entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial means and resources

  • Entrepreneurial learning and education
  • Open Entrepreneurship
  • Access to entrepreneurial finance and resources
  • Access to market opportunities: supply diversity, procurement, supply chains
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • ICT in mobility and project-based entrepreneurship
  • Social media and entrepreneurship

Innovation in context

  • Open Innovation, Open Data and Smart Cities
  • Innovation policy & strategies
  • Innovation ecosystems
  • Institutional complexity in scientific knowledge production


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