University entrepreneurship


  • Luis Alberto Aldape Ballesteros
  • Francisco Alonso Esquivel
  • Sonia Edith Reyna Moreno
  • Servando Jaziel Aguayo García
  • Miguel Angel Reyes Cerrillo



innovation, technology transfer, university startups, academy-industry collaboration, campus business development


University entrepreneurship, a growing phenomenon, refers to the initiative of individuals within educational institutions to develop innovative business projects. Its relevance lies in its ability to stimulate innovation and economic development, in addition to promoting the transfer of knowledge to society. Universities play a key role in providing a conducive environment for incubating new businesses and strengthening the interaction between academia and business. Interdisciplinary collaboration, as well as the availability of resources and support programs, are essential factors to foster this type of entrepreneurship. However, challenges persist, such as intellectual property management and the alignment of objectives between academics and entrepreneurs. Measuring its impact is complicated by its multifaceted nature. In summary, university entrepreneurship has the potential to generate an impact in various fields, but it is necessary to address obstacles and take advantage of opportunities to build a solid and sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem.


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How to Cite

Ballesteros, L. A. A., Esquivel, F. A., Moreno, S. E. R., García, S. J. A., & Cerrillo, M. A. R. (2023). University entrepreneurship. South Florida Journal of Development, 4(6), 2504–2516.

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