EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Exploring Factors in the Success of Creative Incubators: a Cultural Entrepreneurship Perspective

Mário Franco (), Heiko Haase () and Sandra Correia ()
Additional contact information
Mário Franco: University of Beira Interior
Heiko Haase: University of Applied Sciences Jena
Sandra Correia: Archive Management

Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 2018, vol. 9, issue 1, 239-262

Abstract: Abstract This study aims to identify factors for success in creative incubators from a cultural entrepreneurship perspective. In order to achieve this goal, a qualitative approach and the case study method were adopted. Therefore, Portuguese creative and cultural incubators were selected: INSerralves and UPTEC/PINC. Data collection was based on interviews and document analysis. Content analysis was also used as a data-processing technique. Based on the empirical evidence obtained, we conclude there is no single model of success factors for a creative incubator, since incubating new undertakings is a highly flexible process, aiming for different objectives. The study takes into account the lack of research on creative incubation. Thus, the results obtained can be an important contribution to support future research in this area of incubators and creative and cultural industries. Some practical implications for incubator managers are also presented.

Keywords: Cultural entrepreneurship; Creative incubator; Creative and cultural industries; Creative economy; Innovation; Success factors (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s13132-015-0338-4 Abstract (text/html)
Access to the full text of the articles in this series is restricted.

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:spr:jknowl:v:9:y:2018:i:1:d:10.1007_s13132-015-0338-4

Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
http://www.springer.com/economics/journal/13132

Access Statistics for this article

Journal of the Knowledge Economy is currently edited by Elias G. Carayannis

More articles in Journal of the Knowledge Economy from Springer, Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET)
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Sonal Shukla ().

 
Page updated 2019-04-09
Handle: RePEc:spr:jknowl:v:9:y:2018:i:1:d:10.1007_s13132-015-0338-4