Event Date/Time: Apr 25, 2012 End Date/Time: Apr 27, 2012
Early Registration Date: Feb 01, 2012
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From 25th to 27th April 2012, the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre and FINPIN will host a joint conference on “Entrepreneurial Universities” in Münster, Germany. The conference provides the attendees with an excellent opportunity to share and exchange the latest knowledge on “Entrepreneurial Universities”.

The conference will include key note addresses by policymakers and renowned experts in the field of entrepreneurial universities and the conference sub-topics, parallel track and several workshops. Offering both a double-blind paper review as well as a call for presentations, the conference calls out to both academics and practitioners.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Münster.


1. Enterprise Education: Fostering Knowledge Intensive Student Entrepreneurship

* Social entrepreneurship
* Corporate entrepreneurship
* Path to entrepreneurship in universities
* Measuring impact and effects of enterprise education
* Curriculum development for entrepreneurial universities
* Intrapreneurship

2. Competitiveness, Growth and Wellbeing through Innovations

* Approaches towards Innovation Creation and Development
* Innovation Commercialization Process
* Dynamic capabilities and firm performance
* The role of entrepreneurs in promoting and sustaining innovation
* New methods for increasing innovation, creativity and sustainability
* New approaches towards innovation generation

3. Knowledge Partnerships and University-Business Cooperation

* Universities in the regional innovation chain
* Understanding value creation in University-Industry Relationships
* Future trends for universities in University-Business Cooperation
* Entrepreneurial mind-set in knowledge partnerships
* Business Accelerators
* Dynamics of knowledge networks and partnerships

4. Entrepreneurship and Development

* Creating the entrepreneurship ecosystem
* The role of micro-finance in developing entrepreneurship
* Role of enterprise education in the developing world
* Necessity-driven vs. opportunity/mission-driven entrepreneurship
* Role of business angels in start-ups in developing countries

5. Science-to-Business Marketing

* University-Industry partnerships and networks
* Best Practice in University-Industry collaboration
* Industry Track
* Value creating processes in market-oriented technology transfer
* Developing and accessing research projects / technology evaluation
* The role and management of organisations involved in technology transfer and commercialisation