Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Maastricht University

Get education, training and mentorship to start building.

The Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is Maastricht University’s initiative to help startups thrive across campus. The Centre collaborates with all six schools at Maastricht University to strengthen the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Life in times of Corona

The Corona virus and its effect on the economy forces us to take a hard look at the vulnerability of our current economic model. Most entrepreneurs find it hard to cope with this external shock. Please read our post below to see how we can help you. Follow the link below to read our full post.

Life in times of Corona

Research

Family businesses: greater resilience in times of crisis? The corona crisis is causing dramatic changes in society, and threatens the long-term continuity of many companies. Read our expert opinion by Associate Professor Anita Van Gils (in Dutch).

Familiebedrijven: een grotere veerkracht in crisistijd?

Guest lecture

On January 31st 2020, the centre welcomes Professor Kathryn Shaw, the Ernest C. Arbuckle Professor of Economics at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. Her most recent research focuses on managing talent in high performance organizations.

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Mar 20, 2020 - Life in Times of Corona

The Corona virus and its effect on the economy forces us to take a hard look at the vulnerability of our current economic model. Most entrepreneurs find it hard to cope with this external shock. More information.

Jan 31, 2020 - Academia and Entrepreneurship

The academic interest regarding the field of Entrepreneurship is ever growing. During this academic colloquium we invite 4 experts in the field to present their latest contributions to the ever growing body of entrepreneurship literature. These experts are Kathryn Shaw (Stanford Business School), Morten Bennendsen (INSEAD Paris), Mirjam van Praag (Universiteit van Amsterdam), and Yona Rubinstein (London School of Economics). More information.

Jan 30, 2020 - Innovate Your Business in One Day

Innovation is the silver bullet in determining a firm's continued success. It therefore is good as a small or medium sized entreprise to regularly check your business model to see if you are not missing any opportunities. Collaborate with students of Maastricht University to do this check during this one-day program. Next to this we offer a variety of workshops aimed at increasing your innovative capabilities. More information.

Jan 29, 2020 - Start Your Business in One Day

Start your business in a day! During this interactive and workshop-filled day the CEI offers a program in which students can start their business in day. Starting from idea generation we very quickly take you through the most important steps in setting up your business and testing your business idea. More information.