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Fostering innovative entrepreneurship

Challenges and policy options

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This publication sheds light on innovative entrepreneurship and difficulties that entrepreneurs face when creating businesses based on research and development results. The legal and regulatory conditions for enterprise development and the existing infrastructure for applied research are explored. Sources of financing for innovative entrepreneurs and roles of specialized financial providers are explored. Highlighted is the need to strengthen linkages between institutions that generate knowledge and the firms that strive to use it commercially. The publication discusses government policies facilitating the emergence of new innovation-based enterprises, its initial growth, identifying bottlenecks and suggesting corrective action for governments and other stakeholders.

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Conclusions and recommendations

Drawing on the comprehensive discussions and exchange of views during the UNECE International Conference “From Applied Research to Entrepreneurship: Promoting Innovation-driven Start-ups and Academic Spin-offs” held on 9-10 November 2010 in Kiev, Ukraine, the participants endorsed a number of conclusions and recommendations.

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