Technology entrepreneurship research opportunities:insights from across Europe

Mosey, Simon, Guerrero, Maribel and Greenman, Andrew (2017) Technology entrepreneurship research opportunities:insights from across Europe. Journal of Technology Transfer, 42 (1). pp. 1-9. ISSN 0892-9912

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Abstract

Over the last two decades, the phenomenon of technology entrepreneurship has attracted the interest of researchers and policy makers due to its significant impact upon economic progress. Several authors define technology entrepreneurship as the interface of two well-established, but related fields—entrepreneurship and technological innovation. In this vein, technological opportunities can be recognized and exploited by individuals through new venture creation yet equally can be pursued by individuals or groups within existing public or private organizations. This special section provides a more fine grained understanding of technology entrepreneurship by considering interactions across these individual and organizational levels. We present three studies, empirically grounded within the specific and distinct policy contexts of Spain, Italy and the UK, that reveal new insights on the determinants of technology entrepreneurship. In this introductory paper, we consider the themes and contributions of these papers and provide an agenda for further research outlining a greater use of multi-level approaches to further our understanding of technology entrepreneurship.

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Additional Information: Funding Information: Previous versions of the papers included in this special section were presented at the INBAM Conference held in Barcelona (Spain) in November 2014. We acknowledge the support of the INBAM Organizing Committee (Dr. David Urbano and Dr. Michael Willoughby). We also extend our thanks to the reviewers for their timely and constructive responses that were subsequently adopted within the presented version of those manuscripts. Publisher Copyright: © 2016, The Author(s).
Uncontrolled Keywords: corporate venturing,entrepreneurial orientation,governmental venture capital,technology entrepreneurship,business and international management,accounting,engineering(all) ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1400/1403
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > Norwich Business School
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2022 12:32
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2022 07:04
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/87379
DOI: 10.1007/s10961-015-9462-3

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