International entrepreneurship: value creation across national borders
On Thursday, 13 November 2008, Jolanda Hessels defends her PhD Thesis International Entrepreneurship: value creation across national borders at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
The intended effect of business parks is minimal
In recent years, policy makers have invested billions in large business parks, the idea being that organising businesses and universities in geographical clusters would encourage strategic alliances and innovation. However, this certainly does not apply to the pharmaceutical industry, as Sandra Phlippen discovered. Physical proximity between organisations plays a much smaller role than expected when it comes to gaining access to valuable external knowledge about new medicines. On Wednesday 5 November 2008, Phlippen will be defending her dissertation Come close and co create. Proximities in pharmaceutical innovation networks, at Erasmus UniversityRotterdam.
Erasmus's Every Word Now Online
The 15 most important books by Erasmus as well as the Collected Works edition published in 9 volumes shortly after his death are now digitized by the Erasmus Center for Early Modern Studies, in which the Rotterdam City Library cooperates with Erasmus University Rotterdam. The results are available for free on the Center’s website at www.erasmus.org
Europe’s higher education leaders gather in Rotterdam to define strategies for widening access and lifelong learning
Hundreds of university leaders, together with politicians and business leaders will gather at Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands), from Thursday 23 until Saterday 25 October 2008, for the European University Association (EUA) autumn Conference.
Erasmus School of Economics establishes the Cordares Chair
As of 1 September 2008, Professor Dr S.G. van der Lecq has been appointed as professor to the endowed chair Pension Markets on behalf of the Trust Fund Association EUR (Vereniging Trustfonds EUR). In order to stimulate research into the advantages and limitations of market mechanisms in the pension sector, Cordares will sponsor a chair at the Erasmus School of Economics in Rotterdam. The agreement between Cordares and the Erasmus University Rotterdam will be signed tomorrow.