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Enterprise, Innovation and Development Research Track


Through the Research Clusters that are currently active within the Enterprise, Innovation and Regional Development Research Track, SEERC fosters collaboration among researchers from the Business Administration and Economics department at CITY College the University of York Europe Campus and researchers from SEE and beyond. The Research Track seeks to promote involvement from other Departments, as well as other research institutions in Europe, South East Europe and beyond.

Research Expertise

Researchers within those Clusters have a research record in the areas of:

  • Strategic Change, HRM and Logistics Management in South East Europe: Organisational Change, Strategic Human Resources Management & Development, Industrial Relations, International Marketing, Knowledge Management & National Business Systems, Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Operations and Total Quality Management, Information Technology and e-Business, e-Learning & Management.
  • Applied Economics and Finance: Labour markets, Applied macroeconomics, Macroeconomic policy, Foreign Direct Investment, Development and growth theories, Post Keynesian economics, The politics of EMU, Applied econometrics, Defence and peace economics, Economics of military spending, Arms races, European Union, Banking and Finance, Behavioural Finance.

Research Clusters

Research Projects

  • ReTRaCE

    Realising the Transition to the Circular Economy: Models, Methods and Applications
    Duration: 01/11/2018 - 31/10/2022
    Budget: 474.435 €
    Funding: H2020 MSCA ETN

    Building Next-Generation of Globally Responsible Digital Entrepreneurs
    Duration: 03/09/2018 - 31/08/2021
    Budget: 54.045 €
    Funding: Erasmus+
  • HLX4EU

    Boosting the European integration process in a time of crisis through the Triple Helix: strengthening the delivery of EU policies for growth and jobs
    Duration: 03/09/2018 - 31/08/2020
    Budget: 60.000 €
    Funding: Erasmus+ Jean Monnet

    Fostering Improved Training Tools For Responsible Research and Innovation
    Duration: 01/05/2017 - 31/10/2020
    Budget: 215.750 €
    Funding: H2020 - SWAFS
  • iSTART

    A Lean-Training, Innovative, Multidisciplinary Digital Entrepreneurship Platform
    Duration: 01/10/2016 - 29/03/2019
    Budget: 41.610 €
    Funding: ERASMUS+
  • MIGRATE: CTRL+Enter Europe: Jean Monnet Migrant Crisis Network

    Duration: 01/09/2016 - 31/08/2019
    Budget: 64.000 €
    Funding: Jean Monnet Networks
  • TrainERGY

    Training for Energy Efficient Operations
    Duration: 01/09/2015 - 01/09/2018
    Budget: 56.120 €
    Funding: ERASMUS+

    EU-India Research & Innovation Partnership for efficient and sustainable freight transportation
    Duration: 05/01/2015 - 31/12/2018
    Budget: 51.274 €
    Funding: EC/EUROPEAID

    Joint European Masters in Search & Social Media Marketing
    Duration: 30/09/2013 - 30/09/2016
    Budget: 109.600 €
    Funding: Erasmus, Lifelong Learning programme
  • PrESS

    Promoting Sustainable SMEs
    Duration: 30/09/2013 - 30/09/2015
    Budget: 120.152 €
    Funding: LLL
  • ICT2B

    Bridging the Entrepreneurial Gap: Transforming European ICT Research into Investment Opportunities
    Duration: 31/08/2013 - 30/09/2015
    Budget: 140.000 €
    Funding: FP7/ICT
  • VIBE

    Venture Initiative in the Balkan Europe
    Duration: 01/01/2013 - 31/12/2014
    Budget: 154.776 €
    Funding: SEE territorial cooperation program

    Breaking Down Barriers to Enterprise
    Duration: 31/12/2012 - 30/12/2015
    Budget: 63.237 €
    Funding: Leonardo da Vinci: Multilateral projects for developing of innovation

    Boosting innovation through capacity building and networking of science centres in the SEE region
    Duration: 01/04/2011 - 31/03/2014
    Budget: 214.235 €
    Funding: South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme
  • ELIE

    Employability: Learning through International Entrepreneurship
    Duration: 01/10/2010 - 30/09/2012
    Budget: 46.784 €
    Funding: Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP), European Commission

    Innovation Policy in University City Regions
    Duration: 01/01/2010 - 31/12/2012
    Budget: 74.400 €
    Funding: ERDF - INTERREG IVC

    Inter-regional cooperation for valorisation of research results
    Duration: 01/04/2009 - 30/06/2012
    Budget: 218.000 €
    Funding: South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme

    Mediterranean Living Lab for Territorial Innovation
    Duration: 01/04/2009 - 31/03/2011
    Budget: 18.650 €
    Funding: ERDF - MED Programme
  • AsviLoc Plus

    Agency Supporting Value of Innovation System in Regional & Local Economies
    Duration: 01/04/2009 - 30/06/2012
    Budget: 16.240 €
    Funding: South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme

    Promoting ICT cooperation opportunities and policy dialogue with the Western Balkan Countries
    Duration: 01/01/2009 - 31/12/2010
    Budget: 40.150 €
    Funding: 7th Framework Programme - ICT, European Commission
  • Rural Economic and Social Development in Turkish Thrace

    Rural Economic and Social Development in Turkish Thrace
    Duration: 01/09/2008 - 31/08/2009
    Budget: 42.000 €
    Funding: CFCU EU Delegation in Ankara (Contract No. TR0604.01-03/021)

    Business Incubation Management Training Institute II
    Duration: 01/01/2008 - 31/12/2009
    Budget: 50.040 €
    Funding: Leonardo Da Vinci Programme, DG Education and Culture, European Commission

    Coordination of Research Policies with the Western Balkan Countries
    Duration: 31/12/2007 - 30/12/2013
    Budget: 80.000 €
    Funding: 7th Framework Programme - International Cooperation, European Commission

    Managing and Infusing Research Investment and Development
    Duration: 01/01/2006 - 29/02/2008
    Budget: 92.000 €
    Funding: 6th Framework Programme - Regions of Knowledge, European Commission
  • Infusing Knowledge into South East European SMEs

    Establishing a Platform for Developing Business Alliances, Supply Chains and SME-Research Community Interaction
    Duration: 01/03/2005 - 28/02/2006
    Budget: 38.600 €
    Funding: British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)

Research Track Leaders

  • Dr Alexandros Kapoulas, CITY College, University of York Europe Campus, Business Administration and Economics Department

Research Track Members

Research Track Publications

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