Entrepreneurship Archives

  • Professor: Industry input good for universities

    Innovation & Industry 19-08-2009

    Forging closer links between industry and academia can help prepare graduates for the modern workplace, says Soumitra Dutta, Professor of Business and Technology, and Dean of External Relations at INSEAD business school, in an interview with EURACTIV.

  • Expert: Eastern Europe ‘way ahead’ in entrepreneurship education

    Innovation & Industry 08-05-2009

    The new EU member states have been far more successful in integrating entrepreneurship and business teaching into their national education, Caroline Jenner, CEO of JA-YE (Junior Achievement-Young Enterprise) Europe told EURACTIV in an interview.

  • Europe must ‘clean up’ its business environment

    Brexit 29-10-2007

    In an interview with EURACTIV, Jonathan Zuck, president of the Association for Competitive Technology (ACT), says Europe must address levels of red tape that are still "far too high", tax policies that are "far too aggressive", labour laws which are "too inflexible for SMEs and businesses that need to be agile", and an intellectual property regime which "fails to promote investment" if it wants to promote entrepreneurship and innovation across the continent.

  • Interview: “5 million trainees per year by 2010”

    Innovation & Industry 26-04-2006

    Francesco Vanni d'Archirafi is the new Chairman of 'Junior Achievement - Young Enterprise Europe' (JA-YE). He has set ambitious goals: he wants to increase the number of young people JA-YE reaches with its business and enterprise education programmes from the present 1.7 million a year to more than 5 million. 

  • Innovation policy starts at school, says young fashion entrepreneur

    Science & Policymaking 04-10-2005

    As Junior Achievement Young Enterprise releases the results of its European youth survey, Estonian entrepreneur Karoli Hindriks, 22, tells EURACTIV how she transformed her school mini-enterprise into a thriving fashion business.