Prof. Aard Groen


Prof. Aard Groen is the Dean of the University of Groningen Centre of Entrepreneurship (UGCE) and professor of Entrepreneurship & Valorisation; as well as professor of Innovative Entrepreneurship and director of NIKOS: Centre of Entrepreneurship of University of Twente. Prof. Groen’s research interests are focusing on knowledge intensive entrepreneurship in networks. He is one of the designers of “Competencies for Innovations”, a project aimed at the enhancement of innovation competencies in manufacturing industry by actively working with such firms.