Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Enterprise

We investigate the aspects from various perspectives that affect the formulation and subsequent success of new companies: strategic processes, financing and economic fundamentals that explain entrepreneurship.

We investigate aspects that affect new companies’ formulation and subsequent success, as well as the analysis of factors that explain entrepreneurship and its financing. This area studies the dynamics of the relationship between enterprise and its environment, especially the measures taken to achieve its objectives and/or increase its performance through a rational use of resources, as well as the study of the process of discovery, evaluation and exploitation of economic opportunities present in the market failures which affect the business sustainability, including those that are relevant to the environment and society.

These areas are composed by the following lines:

  • Entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems
  • Sustainable entrepreneurship
  • Strategy and organizational theory

We investigate aspects that affect new companies’ formulation and subsequent success, as well as the analysis of factors that explain entrepreneurship and its financing. This area studies the dynamics of the relationship between enterprise and its environment, especially the measures taken to achieve its objectives and/or increase its performance through a rational use of resources, as well as the study of the process of discovery, evaluation and exploitation of economic opportunities present in the market failures which affect the business sustainability, including those that are relevant to the environment and society.

These areas are composed by the following lines:

  • Entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems
  • Sustainable entrepreneurship
  • Strategy and organizational theory