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The Israeli Model: Mode for an Independent Scotland? Major Policy Implications

The New Scientist published a recent article “Ape Israel to build a start-up Nation” by Jessica Griggs in Edinburgh.  It suggested that much could be learned from the ecology and policies of Israel.  The Academic Entrepreneur gave a talk on this entitled “The Phenomenon of Global Technology Leadership:  The Israeli Model” in March of 2010 to […]

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Entrepreneurial University of the Year: Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland: Spinouts, Hospitality and Entrepreneurship

“An entrepreneurial spirit permeates our activity and our distinctiveness as an entrepreneurial university is rooted in our vision and strategy. By cultivating this spirit in our students, we are laying the foundations for future prosperity and nurturing future generations of leaders and successful businessmen and women. Entrepreneurship is one of the key parts of our […]

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A Case for Academic Entrepreneurship as a “Third Way”

Academic entrepreneurs can have a real impact on society. Science and technology will be critical in our efforts to tackle the most urgent societal challenges, be it climate change, food security, or public health. But we need more people with the courage and technical knowledge to turn discoveries into an everyday reality.       […]

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