innovation

The Cambridge Cluster – lessons of obliquity, serendipity and proximity on the road to innovation

Posted on 23 April 2019 by Rick Delbridge

Professor Rick Delbridge spent last Michaelmas Term as Visiting Fellow at Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge. As Cardiff University Dean of Research, Innovation and Enterprise, Professor Delbridge had the opportunity to view the Cambridge regional innovation ecosystem or ‘cluster,’ and to speak openly with a wide cross-section of cluster participants. Here, he writes about
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Can we teach entrepreneurship?

Posted on 21 February 2019 by Shumaila Yousafzai

In our latest blog post, Dr Shumaila Yousafzai argues for a new approach to teaching entrepreneurship, which calls for action, practice and experimentation. The American Professor of Entrepreneurship, Jeff Timmons, once said: “[Entrepreneurship] is not just about new companies, capital, and job formation, nor innovation, nor creativity, nor breakthroughs. It is also about fostering an
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Urban innovation in Canada: a few lessons

Posted on 18 September 2018 by Rick Delbridge

Professors Rick Delbridge and Kevin Morgan visited Toronto and Ottawa to explore and begin to map the changing role of universities and cities in urban innovation networks. “Current developments in urban innovation present us with opportunities but may require new ways of thinking and acting.” The Canadian capital and Toronto are instructive examples because both
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