Research Centre Entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurship is inextricably attached to the practice-based approach which is characteristic for higher education. Hanze UAS is in constant contact with companies and institutions which we collaborate with, focusing on education and research. Collectively, we respond actively to developments in the Northern Netherlands.

Enterprising professionals
We educate students to become enterprising and innovative professionals who design their own career, develop and improve their profession and create their own opportunities. From lecturers, we expect the same enterprising attitude.

​Education and support
Hanze UAS offers students ample opportunities to develop enterprising qualities. Initiatives for students and starting entrepreneurs are offered by the Center of Entrepreneurship Value050.

Hanze UAS is thé research partner for small and medium-sized enterprises. Professors and researchers investigate, practically oriented, diverse social issues. Professors, researchers, lecturers and students work together on applied knowledge for entrepreneurs in the Centre of Entrepreneurship.

Hanze UAS has close collaboration with many companies and institutions in order to improve the quality of entrepreneurship. We have diverse partners in entrepreneurship at our disposal.

Research and entrepreneurship
Hanze UAS is thé knowledge partner for small and medium-sizes enterprises. Practice-based research with regard to diverse issues from society is being carried out by professorships. Research in the field of entrepreneurship takes place at professorships attached to the Research Centre Entrepreneurship. Under the instructions of professors, researchers investigate relevant issues from society with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises. In research, the emphasis often is on Energy and Healthy Ageing. Furthermore, we focus on entrepreneurship in transition and stimulation of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Entrepreneurship education
Hanze UAS offers students many possibilities to achieve entrepreneurship qualities. Entrepreneurship education and opportunities for starting entrepreneurs are being organised by the Center of Entrepreneurship Value050. For more information and a list of the activities for students, lecturers and entrepreneurs offered, please visit theCVO/Value050 website​.

​Entrepreneurship College
Every semester, Value050 organises workshops and lectures in the series 'Mastering Entrepreneurship College' – for enterprising professionals - and 'Startup Academy' – for starting entrepreneurs – about business concepting, social media, (crowd) funding, business model canvas, design thinking and marketing and sales, among other things.

Students who have an idea for a company and who would like to design a model or a company plan, can turn to the Research Centre Entrepreneurship and ask for coaching. Experienced entrepreneurs and lecturers can coach you. For example with the development of a company plan, a financial issue or market research.

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Industry Engineering & Materials Science
Employees Business & Economics
playing Social Sciences
Health Engineering & Materials Science
learning Social Sciences
Accessibility Business & Economics
New Zealand Business & Economics
Communication Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2010 2021

LONT Academie, valorisatie

Grit, A. & Neuteboom, H.

1/06/17 → …

Project: Research


Congresorganisatie 11 oktober 2017

Grit, A., Degenhart, J., Bergsma, A. & Loef, J.

1/05/17 → …

Project: Other


Research Output 1994 2017

A personalized healthy workplace

Timmer, J. 17 Jul 2017

Research output: Other research outputWeb publication/site

Work place
Old age

Are employees open to wearables in the workplace?

Dröge, M. & Lentferink, A. Jan 2017

Research output: Other research outputWeb publication/site

Automated Analysis of Human Performance Data

Dijkhuis, T. 11 Jan 2017 Hanzehogeschool Groningen. 20 p.

Research output: Other research outputReport

Data reduction


Beste Marketing Studieboek 2016

Karel Jan Alsem (Recipient) & Erik Jan Kostelijk (Recipient), 6 Dec 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Master thesis European Leisure Studies

Alexander Grit (Recipient), 5 Jul 1994

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Paper Award

Alexander Grit (Recipient), 5 Jun 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2010 2017

Thinking about thinking: how smart is smart enough?

de Weerd, H. (Speaker)
11 Oct 2017

Activity: Invited talk

Kant's conception of mathematics in the Prize Essay

Blok, J. (Speaker)
2 Jun 2017

Activity: Oral presentation

Make research great again!

Degens, N. (Speaker), Kirsten van den Bosch (Speaker)
19 Mar 2017

Activity: Oral presentation

Press / Media

Games tussen kunst en entertainment

Jef Folkerts


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Expert Comment

Zorg heeft bestuurders nodig met lef

Margreet F. Boersma-de Jong


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Expert Comment

"Zorg heeft bestuurders nodig met lef"

Margreet F. Boersma-de Jong


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Other