Bootcamp in Berlin
17 March 2020 17 March 2020
Bootcamp in Berlin

This weekend at the Indiana University Europe Gateway, Berlin, successfully hosted the Seminar Creative Spark 2020: Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Europe.

Organizers: M. Belitski, University of Reading, D. B. Audretsch, Indiana State University, D. Urbig, Brandenburg University of Technology.

Leading researchers from universities in the US, Australia and European countries visited the event. Participants' reports related to business development and innovation, including:

· How entrepreneurship changes the business environment (e.g. university-industry relationship, industry-government-university collaboration),

· Knowledge and creativity spillover of entrepreneurship

· Business incubation and science parks as inhibitors and facilitators of creativity and knowledge transfer

Institutions as a knowledge filter for latent and emergent entrepreneurs

· Knowledge inflows and outflows, reverse knowledge spillovers and entrepreneurship

Among the speakers were researchers from different institutions:

- Indiana University, Indiana,

- Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden,

- University of Reading, UK,

- World Intellectual Property Organization,

- Kyiv National Economic University, Ukraine,

- University of Siegen, Germany,

- University of Economics, Prague,

- University of Melbourne (Australia),

- Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany,

- University of Klagenfurt (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), Austria,

- ICD Business School Paris, France,

- University of Lublin (Poland),

- Brandenburg University of Technology, Germany.

Dr Nataliia Cherkas, researcher at KNEU Research Institute for Economic Development delivered a report: “What are Institutions for? Networks and Institutions for Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, ”which sparked lively discussion among participants