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MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp @QUT

You will be pushed to your limit. You will learn. You will have fun. QUT has been selected to host the MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp at Gardens Point campus in Brisbane in March, 2017. The highly-selective camp condenses a one year MIT course into a week-long, action-based learning experience for budding entrepreneurs picked from across…

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Innovation and Design Thinking @ QUT

Thanks to ACE researcher Dr. Judy Matthews attracting her to QUT, we could enjoy a speech by Jeanne Liedtka at the Vice-Chancellor’s Forum on Monday, 26 September 2016. Jeanne is Professor at the Darden Graduate School of Management, University of Virginia. Her speech was on “design thinking”, especially in the context of innovation. The design…

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Former ACE postdoc wins research award

Former ACE researcher Rene Bakker, now an Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at Indiana University, has won the 2016 Kelley School of Business Research Award. The award recognizes Rene’s research performance over the past year, culminating in a set of publications in the leading management journals. The award is in part based on the…

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Position opportunity at QUT Brisbane, Australia

The School of Management at Queensland University of Technology’s triple accredited Business School is recruiting an Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship. We are seeking a research active academic leader and teacher. We are looking for someone who engages in impactful entrepreneurship research, works collaboratively and can lead inter disciplinary academic teams to solve problems with research users….

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Research vignettes – print and video

We have published another sketchbook video vignette, namely Henri Burgers’ “Creating A More Entrepreneurial Organisation In Three Steps”. Be one of the first 1,000 to view it! You can access our other sketchbook video vignettes on innovation, bricolage, growth, business planning and the start-up process here. We also have two new print vignettes (2-page, lay…

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Funding Success

ACE has just received $100,000 funding from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science to conduct the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) project in 2016. Now into its 17th year, the GEM project is the largest study of entrepreneurship in the world, benchmarking entrepreneurship activity, attitudes and aspirations of over 80 countries annually. The project is…

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Policy and Media Engagement

The intensified engagement with various government department and agencies that we reported about in the last Newsletter has continued. This has included three visits to Canberra and two delegations visiting ACE from Canberra. This engagement concerns a variety of issues like Innovation and Science Australia’s audit of the innovation eco-system; the planned “Entrepreneur Visa” (like…

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Farewell

After two years with ACE Professor Tõnis Mets’ will return home to Estonia as his Marie Curie Fellowship from the EU runs out. At ACE Tõnis has worked on a range of issues and particularly on entrepreneurial process in the high technology small firms, and published a dozen work including five journal articles, six book…

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Breaking the Barriers to Student Entrepreneurship

Republished with the permission of the authorTim Hui, President of Fellowship of Medical Engineers & Student Ambassador at QUT.  Photography credit to Marvin Fox Photography. May 31 saw a close to the Startup Hatch program, with a finale Showcase Event. Startup Hatch was a program planned over a period of 4.5 months, that kicked off…

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Stepping Towards an Enterprising Future

Entrepreneurship is buzzing at Queensland University of Technology, and its not just world class research. Increasingly our students are engaging in many activities linked to their formal studies and outside to develop their enterprising self. For those of you I have not yet met, my name is Colin Jones and I have just joined the…

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