Thursday, 3 September  

Work Package 3 

Global competition, smart specialization, value creation and inclusive growth in the entrepreneurial economy  

In this work package the urgency and desirability of the transition to an entrepreneurial society is researched. 

In this work package it will be established that many benefits can be linked to the transition to a more entrepreneurial economy and society.


First a wide range of contributions from a transdisciplinary team of researchers, including Dr. Jacob Jordaan, Mr. Jeroen Content, Prof. Michael Fritsch and Prof. Koen Frenken will establish that globalization drives regional specialization and competitiveness.

Also in this work package entrepreneurship will be linked to:

  •  Knowledge flows and innovation by Dr. Claire Economidou and Dr. Kyriakos Drivas.
  • Job creation and trade flows by
    Prof. van Biesebroeck and Ms. Karen Geurts.
  • Social corporate responsibility by
    Prof. Hans Schenk and Dr. Mark Sanders.
  • Inclusiveness by Dr. Miguel Amaral.
  • General well being by Prof. Michael Fritsch and Michael Wyrwich.


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