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The Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence conducts research in all aspects of enterprise and entrepreneurship development. The scope of the research covers start-ups, SMEs, large businesses, not for profits, enterprise support agencies, educators and students. The objective of the research activity is to further our understanding of entrepreneurial individuals and organizations, and to understand how entrepreneurship contributes to economic growth, competitiveness and innovation. 


The Centre's research objective is being pursued through a number of research areas:


  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Gender and Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Growth and Competitiveness
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • International Entrepreneurship


Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence,

School of Business,
Cork Institute of Technology,


Co. Cork

Email: hincks@cit.ie

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