The research activities carried out within the International SEPT Competence Center of Leipzig University have a strong focus on International Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and University Business Linkages.

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In the last decades, the economic dimension of globalization has enhanced the application of innovative technologies and forms of organization in every sector. More than ever, entrepreneurial competitiveness in both industrialized as well as developing and emerging countries depends on the ability to rapidly leverage new technologies and modern organizational structures for change that fits the dynamics business environment. Overall, technological and organizational learning capacities are becoming the decisive factor for sustainable international competitiveness.


According to this international business backdrop, the SEPT Competence Center of Leipzig University clusters its research activities into two broad and interrelated themes: Theme 1: International Entrepreneurship and Ecosystems, Theme 2: Innovation Systems and University Business Linkages.

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