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Academic Tendencies in Policy Frameworks for Fostering Entrepreneurial Innovations

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This chapter provides a better understanding of the theoretical, managerial, and policy implications of entrepreneurial innovation policies. By examining the accumulation of literature published from 1970 to 2019, this chapter clarifies the definition of entrepreneurial innovations and the policy frameworks’ role in fostering this phenomenon worldwide. We conclude by outlining an agenda for additional research on this topic and implications for different stakeholders.

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Acknowledgments

Maribel Guerrero acknowledges the Facultad de Economía y Negocios at the Universidad del Desarrollo (Chile), the Northumbria Centre for Innovation, Regional Transformation and Entrepreneurship based on Newcastle Business School at Northumbria University (UK), and the Centre for Innovation Research (CIRCLE) at Lund University (SE) for their invaluable support. David Urbano acknowledges the financial support from the Spanish Ministry of Economy & Competitiveness [project ECO2017-87885-P], the Economy & Knowledge Department—Catalan Government [project 2017-SGR-1056], and ICREA under the ICREA Academia Programme.

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Guerrero, M., Urbano, D. (2021). Academic Tendencies in Policy Frameworks for Fostering Entrepreneurial Innovations. In: Guerrero, M., Urbano, D. (eds) Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurial Innovations. International Studies in Entrepreneurship, vol 51. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-70022-5_1

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