Regional Innovation and Enterprise Research Group

The Regional Innovation and Enterprise Research Group has a growing track record of social and economic development research.

This includes locally, nationally and internationally funded projects aims at investigating the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in the developments of regions.

The group includes national and international collaborations to advise on future approaches to delivering local, regional and international policies.

What Are We Doing?

We are researching businesses and wider economic development in different spatial contexts. This extends from policy evaluations and regional economic analysis through to individual and organisational dynamics that foster entrepreneurship and innovation.

Why Is It important?

Supporting the economic development of regions can provide better opportunities for the businesses and communities living there. Understanding more about the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship for the growth can inform new approaches to supporting their development trajectories.

How Are We different?

We rely and build up from our diversity and multidiscipline to foster integration among research methods, background to create impact in the society. With a representation from all departments of the Business School, our research group includes expertise coming from the fields of economics, management, regional development and geography, marketing, organisational psychology, sociology, finance and many others. This wide spectrum of expertise allows us to tackle several issues related to the different aspects of regional innovation and enterprise.

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