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Consortium for innovation and all inclusive growth


Robin De Cock
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Robin De Cock

PhD

Robin De Cock is the research coordinator of the CIG consortium and founder of the innovation today blog. He received his PhD from Ghent University in which he followed 250 IWT start-ups over a period of 5 years. During his Ph.D, he was involved in various research projects for the European Commission (PICO, VICO, ETTbio) and Belgian governmental institutions (IWT, VOKA, agentschap ondernemen). He is involved in teaching entrepreneurship for Bsc and Mscs  at Ghent University and Imperial College London Business School where he also coaches the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. His areas of interest lie in strategic entrepreneurship with a particular focus on the founding teams and strategic decisions of new technology based ventures.

Bart Clarysse
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Bart Clarysse

Professor

Bart Clarysse is a professor at Ghent University and holds the Chair in Entrepreneurship at Imperial College London Business School. He is a founder of several high tech start-ups in businesses such as digital cinema, mobile internet and venture incubation. He has over 50 publications in the field of high tech start-ups and managing growth of these companies and has been an executive teacher for several multinationals such as KLM, Belgacom, Recticel, USG People, Johnson&Johnson in corporate venturing and innovative turnaround strategies. Bart was an advisor in technology policy at the European Commission and he still consults on innovation and technology matters for various European governments and agencies.

Sophie Manigart
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Sophie Manigart

Professor

Sophie Manigart is Full Professor at Ghent University and Partner at the Vlerick Business School, where she holds the Gimv Private Equity Chair. She was Guest Professor at London Business School, IE Business School (Madrid) and TIAS Nimbas (Tilburg). For more than two decades, Sophie Manigart has researched the financing strategies of entrepreneurial companies, including venture capital, private equity and business angel finance. Her research is published in two books and over 40 academic publications. She advised numerous start-ups on their financing strategies and venture capital funds such as Quest for Growth. She is a member of the investment committee of Baekeland Fund I and II (spin-off fund of Ghent University). Experiencing a gap in the financing of start-ups, she was one of the founders and directors of the first Belgian business angel network BAN Vlaanderen.

Petra Andries
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Petra Andries

Professor

Petra Andries is Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at Ghent University. She conducts research in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation management. Petra has published in international journals on topics including business model development, knowledge management, collaboration, and IP appropriability, and has provided companies and policy makers with advice in these domains.

Tom Vanacker
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Tom Vanacker

Professor

Tom Vanacker is assistant professor at Ghent University and research fellow at the Vlerick Business School.  He was also a visiting scholar at The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) and The Carlson School of Management (University of Minnesota).  Tom has published in international management and entrepreneurship journals on several topics in the entrepreneurial finance domain.  He further acted as an invited speaker on multiple issue in entrepreneurial finance for national and international organizations, and has been (and still is) involved in practice-based research projects for ParticipatieMaatschappij Vlaanderen and Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij.

Patricia Everaert
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Patricia Everaert

Professor

Patricia Everaert is Associate Professor in accounting at Ghent University and published in numerous international journals.  She did research on innovations in management accounting, such as target costing (technique used to reduce costs early in the NPD-process) and time-driven activity-based costing (technique to provide accurate cost information in dynamic and complex environments).  Recently, her research focus is on innovations in accounting education, where she investigates the effectiveness and efficiency of new teaching method in financial accounting (e.g. team learning, learning approach, multiple choice-gender bias, …).  She is co-author of several Dutch textbooks (Handboek Boedkhouden, Management Accounting, Analytisch Boekhouden), received several best paper awards and was nominated for the Minerva-award in 2013- a prize for outstanding teaching at Ghent University.

Ine Paeleman
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Ine Paeleman

PhD

Ine Paeleman is postdoctoral researcher at Ghent University. In June 2015, she received her PhD in Business Administration from Ghent University. She was a visiting scholar at the Carlson School of Management (University of Minnesota) and did an internship at the department Research in the National Bank of Belgium. Her research focuses on resource slack and constraints, internationalization and entrepreneurial finance. Ine has published in the Journal of Management Studies, Small Business Economics, the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings and Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research.

 

Iris Vanaelst
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Iris Vanaelst

PhD

Dr. Iris Vanaelst holds a joint PhD in applied economics of Ghent University and VUB. She specialized in entrepreneurial teams. She managed the former Steunpunt Ondernemen en Internationaal Ondernemen of the Flemish Government. Her current field of activity is the entrepreneurial university. Her research was published in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and in several books.

Mirjam Knockaert
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Mirjam Knockaert

Professor
Frederic Anseel
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Frederic Anseel

Professor
Bruno Merlevede
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Bruno Merlevede

Professor
Johan Verrue
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Johan Verrue

Professor
Glenn Rayp
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Glenn Rayp

Professor
Johan Albrecht
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Johan Albrecht

Professor
Bart Lariviere
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Bart Lariviere

Professor
Geert Poels
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Geert Poels

Professor
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