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Centre for Enterprise Development & Regional Economy

Centre for Enterprise Development & Regional EconomyThe Centre for Enterprise Development & Regional Economy  (CEDRE) at the School of Business is one of the conduits of WIT's mission to be a major contributor to the economic growth and development of Ireland's South East region. With extensive expertise amongst its academic and research staff, in a wide range of disciplines, WIT is well resourced to be a key force in supporting, promoting and developing entrepreneurship in the region.

The Centre for Enterprise Development & Regional Economy provides a framework and environment for entrepreneurs, researchers, academics and policy makers/implementers to engage in a mutually complementary manner to support economic growth and development in the region.


CEDRE is exploring a number of research themes:

  • Entrepreneurship and the Entrepreneurial Process

  • Women in Business

  • Family Business

  • Small Business Creation and Development

  • Entrepreneurial Regions and Regional Development

  • Social Entrepreneurship

Dr. Bill O'Gorman, Research Manager at the Centre for Entreprise Development & Regional Economy at WIT, welcomes contact from researchers interested in pursuing research into any of the above areas.

For further information or to contact one of the CEDRE staff, please visit: CEDRE

Registration is now open for the 1st KTForce thematic seminar

The 1st Thematic Seminar – “Optimizing IPR Academic Management / IPR Negotiation” will take place in Grenoble, France, on the 7th of December at 2pm.

In line with the three key areas of the KT Force project which are licensing, spin-off creation and entrepreneurship, and university-industry relations, this seminar aims to bring together different member states of the EU so that they can discuss and learn from each other in terms of good practices in relation to IP management and negotiation.

This seminar will also provide the opportunity for discussion and debate between the participants, guest speakers and KTForce partners.

Click here to register

Otherwise contact Viviane Chilton at viviane.chilton@floralis.fr..

See more info on KTForce website: http://www.ktforce.eu.

Participation in the event is free of charge

KTForce is a project supported by the INTERREG IV C and co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).