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Centre for Enterprise Development & Regional Economy

Centre for Enterprise Development & Regional Economy

The Centre for Enterprise Development and Regional Economy (CEDRE) is one of the conduits of WIT’s mission to be a major contributor to the economic growth and development of Ireland’s South East region.

With extensive expertise amongst its academic and research staff, in a wide range of disciplines, WIT is well resourced to be a key force in supporting, promoting and developing entrepreneurship in the region. CEDRE brings this expertise together in an open, flexible and collegiate manner.

It provides a framework and environment for entrepreneurs, researchers, academics and policy makers/implementers to engage in a mutually complementary manner to support economic growth and development in the region.

CEDRE is exploring a number of research themes:

  • Regional Innovation Systems

  • Entrepreneurial Regions and Regional Development

  • Stakeholder engagement and collaborative coalitions

  • Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Process

  • Social Entrepreneurship

  • Small Business (Enterprise) Creation and Development

Prof. Bill O'Gorman, Director at the Centre for Enterprise Development & Regional Economy at WIT, welcomes contact from researchers interested in pursuing research into any of the above areas.

For further information or to contact one of the CEDRE staff, please visit: CEDRE