Entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystems: Ibero-American perspective


  • Jaume Valls-Pasola Universitat de Barcelona
  • Juan Reyes Álvarez Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla




Innovation ecosystem, Entrepreneurial ecoystems, Ibero-American countries, Innovation policies


This article introduces the special issue of the Journal of Evolutionary Studies in Business about entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystems. It sums ups significant changes that have taken place in the world of business innovation and entrepreneurship in recent years. Start-ups are growing at the centre of a change of paradigm where connections and global networks are key in order to develop new and disruptive technologies. In such a framework, this article presents the nine contributions of this special issue that provide research results related to the topic of entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystems from an Ibero-American perspective.


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Author Biography

Jaume Valls-Pasola, Universitat de Barcelona

PhD in Industrial Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Barcelona. Professor of Management at Universitat de Barcelona. Research interests: entrepreneurship, Innovation and technology management.


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