III. International Conference on University-Based Entrepreneurship and Regional Development:
Theory, Empirics and Practical Implementation (ICUBERD) will be held at the University of Pécs, Faculty of Business and Economics, Pécs, Hungary, on November 29th, 2018.
The focus of the conference is knowledge-based regional economic development with a specific attention to smart specialization. Contrary to previous ICUBERD conferences this year we organize a small-scale workshop-style event with invited internationally recognized researchers who are specialized in the fields of regional innovation, entrepreneurship and economic development.
ICUBERD 2018: Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Regional Development and EU Smart Specialization Policy
|Welcome words and introduction to the workshop|
|9:20-11:30||Knowledge networks, productivity and innovation (Chair: Tamás Sebestyén)|
Scherngell Thomas (Austrian Institute of Technology): Impacts of EU funded R&D networks on the generation of Key Enabling Technologies: Empirical evidence from a regional perspective
|11:50-13:30||Regional development and EU Cohesion Policy (Chair: Katalin Erdős)|
Ugo Fratesi (Politecnico di Milano): One policy, different effects: estimating the region-specific effects of EU cohesion policy funds
|14:30-16:40||Entrepreneurship, universities and Smart Specialisation Policy (Chair: László Szerb)|
László Szerb (University of Pécs): The relevance of quantity and quality entrepreneurship for regional performance
|16:40||Closing of the workshop|
The conference was financed by the Higher Education Institutional Excellence Programme of the Ministry of Human Capacities in Hungary, within the framework of the 4th thematic programme „Enhancing the Role of Domestic Companies in the Reindustrialization of Hungary” of the University of Pécs (reference number of the contract: 20765-3/2018/FEKUTSTRAT) The conference has been supported by the European Union, co-financed by the European Social Fund.