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Research at the Hincks Centre covers a variety of related topics: start-ups, SMEs, social enterprise, education, innovation and public sector. The aim of our research activity is to further understand how entrepreneurship contributes to economic growth, competitiveness and social wellbeing and underpins the entrepreneurship training and education activities at CIT and beyond.

Current research themes include:

  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Gender, Age and Entrepreneurship
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • SME Growth and Competitiveness
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Design, Design Thinking, Service Design, Public Sector

Current European research projects include:

The Centre supports a number of Research Masters and PhD students and Post-Doctoral researchers. If you are interested in researching for a PhD or Masters in the broad areas of entrepreneurship or innovation, please contact us at the Hincks Centre.

The following is a representation of some of the partners that the Hincks Centre is currently involved with.

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