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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
  • Traces an evolutionary approach on the complex relationship between smart cities, social innovation and regional development

  • Brings together leading international cases on regional development and social innovation

  • Provides solid theoretical reasoning and robust empirical applications on structural and technological determinants of entrepreneurship


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

About the editors

Luísa Carvalho is Professor of Management at the Department of Management and Social Sciences, Open University, Lisbon (Portugal) and a researcher at the Center for Advanced Studies in Management and Economics (CEFAGE), University of Evora (Portugal).

Conceição Rego is Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, University of Evora (Portugal) and a researcher at the Center for Advanced Studies in Management and Economics (CEFAGE), University of Evora.

Raquel Lucas is Professor of Management at the Department of Management, University of Evora (Portugal) and a researcher at the Center for Advanced Studies in Management and Economics (CEFAGE), University of Evora.

M. Isabel Sánchez-Hernández is a Lecturer and researcher at the University of Extremadura (Spain). She is an Economist at the University Autonomous of Madrid (Spain) and specializes in Regional Economics and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Adriana Noronha is Professor and researcher at the School of Economics, Business and Accounting of the University of São Paulo (Brazil). She holds a doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of Campinas (Brazil).

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title New Paths of Entrepreneurship Development
  • Book Subtitle The Role of Education, Smart Cities, and Social Factors
  • Editors Luísa Cagica Carvalho
    Conceição Rego
    Maria Raquel Lucas
    M. Isabel Sánchez-Hernández
    Adriana Backx Noronha Viana
  • Series Title Studies on Entrepreneurship, Structural Change and Industrial Dynamics
  • Series Abbreviated Title Stud. Entrepreneurship, Struct. Change, Indust. Dynamics
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management Business and Management (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-96031-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-96032-6
  • Series ISSN 2511-2023
  • Series E-ISSN 2511-2031
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 385
  • Number of Illustrations 63 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Entrepreneurship
    Urban Economics
    Regional Development
    Innovation/Technology Management
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