Interactions Between University-Company-Government and the Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Systematic Literature Review




entrepreneurial ecosystem, entrepreneurship, innovation models


This research aimed to analyze how scientific and technological publications have characterized, in the last ten years, the interaction between university, business, government and entrepreneurial ecosystems for innovation. Therefore, a research was carried out whose objective was bibliographical in nature, with a qualitative, descriptive approach, covering the period from 2011 to the first quarter of 2021, using, for this purpose, the databases ScienceDirect and Scopus. Then, the results found were analyzed using the My-SAE and VOSViewer software. The results showed that there is a predominance of studies on university entrepreneurship and how the dissemination of knowledge learned in universities contributes to the sustainable development of entrepreneurial ecosystems through the emergence of new entrepreneurial agents. As research results, the entrepreneurial ecosystem with a complex adaptive system, the predominance of studies on university entrepreneurship, innovation, regional economy and sustainable development was presented.


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Author Biographies

João Paulo dos Santos Simplício, Federal University of Bahia

Phd Student of the Program in Knowledge Diffusion – PPGC at the Federal University of Bahia, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil.

André Luis Rocha de Souza, Federal University of Bahia

Professor at the Federal Institute of Bahia - IFBA, Professional Master's Program in Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer for Innovation -PROFNIT -PROFNIT/IFBA, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil.

Maria Inês Corrêa Marques, Federal University of Bahia

Professor at the Program in Knowledge Diffusion – PPGC at the Federal University of Bahia - UFBA, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil.


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How to Cite

Simplício, J. P. dos S., Souza, A. L. R. de, & Marques, M. I. C. . (2021). Interactions Between University-Company-Government and the Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Systematic Literature Review. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 9(10), 294–311.