Presentation on theme: "Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurship: Innovation, Networks and Systems KEINS Contract N°: CIT2-CT-2004-506022 Starting date: September 2004 Duration: 36 months."— Presentation transcript:
Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurship: Innovation, Networks and Systems KEINS Contract N°: CIT2-CT Starting date: September 2004 Duration: 36 months Franco Malerba, KEINS Coordinator CESPRI, Bocconi University Brussels, 11 and 12 November 2004
Project Partners BOCCONI University (Italy) - CESPRI (coordinator) –Key contact: Franco MALERBA MAX PLANCK GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN E.V. (Germany) –Key contact: Ulrich WITT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON (United Kingdom) –Key contact: Slavo RADOSEVIC UNIVERSITE LOUIS PASTEUR (France) –Key contact: Patrick LLERENA INSTITUTE FOR MANAGEMENT OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY (Sweden) –Key contact: Maureen MCKELVEY Technical Unviersity of Lisbon, CISEP (Portugal) –Key contact: Manuel GODINHO CENTER FOR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC RESEARCH FOUNDATION (Poland) –Key contact: Richard WOODWARD
Objectives and expected results Scientific understanding –Development of a comprehensive framework to analyse knowledge-based entrepreneurship: New innovators New firm formation Corporate entrepreneurship (knowledge creation/integration by established companies) Academic entrepreneurship. Policy implications –Policy measures are needed to move from information exchange to the implementation of new products and processes based on knowledge. Their characteristics and impact are likely to vary according to the type of entrepreneurs considered (e.g. new firms, corporate entrepreneurs, academic entrepreneurs) and the characteristics of the surrounding institutional environment (e.g. EU old member states vs. new Eastern Europe countries).
Methodology Comparative analysis - Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Sweden, Portugal and Poland - (and eventually other Eastern Europe countries). Quantitative research Qualitative research (in depth case studies). Integration of quantitative and qualitative research
Structure of the project
Improve the state-of-the-art on KBE in terms of theory, empirical analyses and methodology Make progress towards comparative research on KBE for EU members (old and new) Disseminate reviews of state-of-the-art for research and teaching Map research competencies in Europe and beyond in the KBE field Develop policy implications Look forward to find possible synergies with other projects! Relevance To The Objectives Of The Specific Programme