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ERIC Number: EJ787861
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 21
ISSN: ISSN-0950-4222
Promoting Technology-Based Enterprise in Higher Education: The Role of Business Plan Competitions
McGowan, Pauric; Cooper, Sarah
Industry and Higher Education, v22 n1 p29-36 Feb 2008
The research discussed in this paper explores the impact of a higher education initiative targeted at developing entrepreneurial capability and encouraging student technology venturing activity in Northern Ireland. The initiative in question is the 25,000 British Pounds enterprise competition run by the Northern Ireland Centre for Entrepreneurship (NICENT). The authors report the outcomes of exploratory survey-based research to establish the competition's impact on participants and its contribution to the development of positive attitudes towards technology transfer and enterprise by aspiring, would-be new venturers. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)