Dr.ir. Haibo Zhou

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wp-image-1173164488jpg.jpgI am currently an Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at University of Nottingham Ningbo China (https://www.nottingham.edu.cn/en/business/people/academic/haibozhou.aspx). I am also adjunct research fellow at NIKOS, University of Twente, the Netherlands and at Innovation Research Center, Kwansei Gakuin University, Hyogo, Japan.

The keywords of my expertise include: Entrepreneurship, Start-ups, Small business, Entrepreneurial financing, Family business, Innovation (management), Knowledge (management), Labor economics, Applied econometrics, the North-East Asian context.



I am a passionate researcher, specialized in Innovation and Entrepreneurship with a proven record in scientific publications. I am an expert in statistical and econometric analysis using large databases and competent in qualitative methods.

As a teacher, I care about my students. I want to inspire them and prepare them for the job market by establishing interactions and engagement between businesses and students.

Using my large international network in universities, institutions and businesses, I recognize opportunities and enjoy forming partnerships and consortiums.

Outside academia I have worked as a start-up advisor, project manager consulting and advising both small businesses and large corporates, as well as evaluator for projects funded by EU.

Due to my diversification in education, work field in and outside academia and intercultural experience, I have the ability to use the advantages of all these backgrounds.


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