creating Transparency for startups in europe

Academic Partners

We are creating an international academic network. The role of an international academic partner is to write a country report for the country of residence based on the collected data from the survey. For this, one Chair for Entrepreneurship per country will be selected exclusively. For further questions regarding the national country reports or research of the individual universities, please click on the name of the representative and get in contact directly.
Please find the list of country representatives below.



Dr. Rudolf Dömötör

Dr. Rudolf Dömötör is the Director of the Entrepreneurship Center Network (ECN) at the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Vienna University of Economics and Business. ECN is a joint initiative of six universities in Vienna.



Omar Mohout

Omar Mohout is Professor of Entrepreneurship at Antwerp Management School. His areas of expertise include innovation, technology, digital transformation and marketing. 



George Kassinis

George Kassinis is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the Department of Business & Public Administration at University of Cyprus. His research focuses on the strategic choices organisations make in dynamic environments and the implications of these choices on competitiveness and performance. Specific research interests include: sustainability; social entrepreneurship; corporate governance; corporate social responsibility; energy; health care management; social networks; industrial ecology.



Professor Dr. Tobias Kollmann

Professor Dr. Tobias Kollmann holds the chair of e-business and e-entrepreneurship at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. Since 1996, he has addressed research questions in the fields of the internet, e-business, and e-commerce.



Alexis Komselis

Alexis Komselis is the co-founder and director of AHEAD - ALBA Hub for Entrepreneurship and Development of ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece. Alexis is an entrepreneurship and family business educator, researcher and practitioner, with an expertise in business modelling and family business sustainability.



Lászlo Kállay, PhD

Dr. Lászlo Kállay is the Associate Professor at Corvinus Universit of Bundapest. He has worked in research institutes, public administration, and higher education and has 25 years of experience in economic development with special emphasis on small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).



António Grilo

António Grilo is an Assistant Professor with Habilitation of Industrial Engineering and Management at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. He lectures Entrepreneurship, Information Systems, Decision Models, and Economics Engineering in Doctoral, Master and Undergraduate degrees. Current research interests are Digital Entrepreneurship, Digital Business Models, and Business Interoperability.


Miroslav Rebernik, PhD

Dr. Miroslav Rebernik is the Professor of Entrepreneurship and Business Economics at the University of Maribor, Slovenia. He holds the Entrepreneurship and Business Economics Chair, and is Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management at the Faculty of Economics and Business. He is leading research teams for the Slovenian Entrepreneurship Observatory and for GEM Slovenia.



Dr. Federico Pablo-Martí

Dr. Federico Pablo-Martí is the Professor at the Department of Economics and a research associate for the Institute for Economic and Social Analysis at the University of Alcala (Spain). His main research areas include Entrepreneurship, Regional Economics and Agent Based Simulation. Currently, his focus is on the study of Business Management from the perspective of the Complexity Science.



Prof. Dr. Adrian W. Müller

Professor for Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship and Head of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Zurich University of Applied Sciences, School of Management and Law. His main research areas include the different types and aspects of entrepreneurial innovation in startups or corporate startup initiatives. Besides this, Adrian Müller acts as a start-up trainer and faculty board member for “Startup Campus. CTI Entrepreneurship” which is the official startup promotion program of the Swiss state.