Nikos research group

Research overview


NIKOS, the University of Twente’s expert centre for knowledge intensive entrepreneurship is committed to research, education, and valorisation (consultancy & training and business development support). It consolidates the UT’s expertise and experience in the areas Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation Management. The UT’s mission, developing “high-tech with a human touch”, is leading for our activities.

We are committed to excellent research with and for:

  • Bachelor, master and PhD candidates.
  • Universities, companies and policymakers at local, regional or (inter)national levels.

You can explore the profiles of the chairs of Innovative Entrepreneurship and Organising Innovation on the personal websites of Aard Groen and Petra de Weerd-Nederhof

NIKOS has a scientific staff of approximately 35. Have you already met these interesting 23 NIKOS researchers? Click here to check out their research programs and foci! 

We cooperate in the Institute for Innovation and Governance Studies (IGS), in particular the Strategic Research Orientation (SRO) Management of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

ResearcherDr.  Tiago Ratinho