The workshop, held at Cardiff University, aims to share, exchange, and develop research and ideas about the Entrepreneurial Ecosystems.

Friday 27 March 2020
Dr Dan Prokop, Lecturer in Economic Geography, Cardiff University
Dr Fumi Kitagawa, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, University of Edinburgh Business School
Prof Robert Huggins, Professor of Economic Geography, Cardiff University


The workshop builds on the ESRC-funded project on 'Entrepreneurial and Innovation Ecosystems—Place-based policy scenarios and options' by bringing the academic, industry, and policy perspectives from Wales, the UK, the OECD and elsewhere together to learn about institutional contexts, local practices, and experiences from a wide range of ecosystems.

Indicative structure of the day:

  • 09:30–10:00: Registration
  • 10:00–10:15: Welcome and Background
  • 10:15–12:00: Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Wales
  • 12:00–13:00: Lunch
  • 13:00–14:15: Entrepreneurial Ecosystems–Policy Perspectives
  • 14:15–16:20: Entrepreneurial Ecosystems–State of the Art Discussions
  • 16:20–16:40: Close

Speakers are from Cardiff University, the Cardiff Capital City Region, Delio, Centre for Cities, the OECD, the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Oxford, Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam, and Technische Universitat Berlin.