New Paths of Entrepreneurship Development

The Role of Education, Smart Cities, and Social Factors

  • Luísa Cagica Carvalho
  • Conceição Rego
  • Maria Raquel Lucas
  • M. Isabel Sánchez-Hernández
  • Adriana Backx Noronha Viana

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Luísa Cagica Carvalho, Conceição Rego, Maria Raquel Lucas, M. Isabel Sánchez-Hernández, Adriana Backx Noronha Viana
    Pages 1-4
  3. Smart Cities and Structural Changes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Jan Wolf, Monique Borges, João Lourenço Marques, Eduardo Castro
      Pages 7-30
    3. Gonçalo Santinha, Ana Dias, Mário Rodrigues, Alexandra Queirós, Carlos Rodrigues, Nelson Pacheco Rocha
      Pages 31-53
    4. Hugo Pinto, Carla Nogueira, Chiara Carrozza, Raphael D’Emery
      Pages 55-75
  4. Fostering Entrepreneurship Through Education

  5. Social Innovation and Sustainable Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 229-229
    2. Jordana Marques Kneipp, Clandia Maffini Gomes, Roberto Schoproni Bichueti, Luciana Aparecida Barbieri da Rosa, Kamila Frizzo
      Pages 299-314
    3. Alvair Silveira Torres Jr, Franco Paolo Parini
      Pages 315-349

About this book


Structural change is an evolutionary process that is often cumulative within territories, improving the quality of life and achieving higher development levels. At the same time, smart cities, education and social innovation are essential to promoting sustainable development. This book examines regional and entrepreneurial development as a creative and dynamic concept by considering the role of these dimensions in promoting a virtuous cycle for long-term sustainable development.


Entrepreneurship and smart cities Strategic planning for smart cities Smart specialization and entrepreneurial discovery Institutions for sustainable regional development Internet of Things (IoT) in transportation Higher education and technology transfer Fostering entrepreneurship with education Social innovation model for water supply Entrepreneurship and grand challenges Social innovation dynamics for development

Editors and affiliations

  • Luísa Cagica Carvalho
    • 1
  • Conceição Rego
    • 2
  • Maria Raquel Lucas
    • 3
  • M. Isabel Sánchez-Hernández
    • 4
  • Adriana Backx Noronha Viana
    • 5
  1. 1.Instituto Politécnico de SetúbalSetúbalPortugal
  2. 2.Departamento de EconomiaUniversity of ÉvoraÉvoraPortugal
  3. 3.Departamento de EconomiaUniversity of ÉvoraÉvoraPortugal
  4. 4.School of Economics & Business AdministrationUniversity of ExtremaduraBadajozSpain
  5. 5.Departamento de AdministraçãoUniversity of Sao PauloSão PauloBrazil

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