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The Entrepreneurial University: An Institutional Innovation

Posted by: Jonathan Ortmans on May 26, 2009 Source: Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship

Through our work on entrepreneurship, we have the benefit of working closely with a number of great institutions of higher education. This week, I share some insights into how several universities have stepped forward in the transition to a more entrepreneurial economy.

Here is the lead:

Universities, particularly research universities, are an important component of an innovation economy. Universities around the world have long been instrumental in developing much of the innovation that benefits our lives. A key question, therefore, is how well universities are prepared to support the transition to a more entrepreneurial economy. The various successful experiences from around the world show that shaping entrepreneurial universities requires commitment to institutional innovation.

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