Smart Specialization Strategies and the Role of Entrepreneurial Universities

Smart Specialization Strategies and the Role of Entrepreneurial Universities

Nuno Caseiro (Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal) and Domingos Santos (Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal & New University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Release Date: November, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 301
ISBN13: 9781522561521|ISBN10: 1522561528|EISBN13: 9781522561538|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6152-1

Description

One of the most pivotal tasks of a regional government is to find different and innovative ways to develop their economies. Formulating universities, in that respect, potentially holds the key to competitive global economic success.

Smart Specialization Strategies and the Role of Entrepreneurial Universities is a crucial reference source that examines a new competitive paradigm where universities can act as a partner institution, policy actor, and producer of knowledge that can affect the potential for economic growth and development of regions. While highlighting topics such as economic development, entrepreneurship ecosystem evolution, and regional competitiveness, this publication explores the varying dynamics that are evolving toward the successful mobilization of university resources on regional economies. This book is ideally designed for policymakers, administrators, researchers, developers, academicians, marketers, and business professionals.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Economic Development
  • Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Evolution
  • Fundamental Goals
  • Political Directions
  • Regional Competitiveness
  • Regional Development Policy
  • Regionally Differentiated Strategies
  • S3 Involvement
  • Strategy Formulation
  • Theoretical Approaches

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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