CEDAR is the pioneering Centre for Entrepreneurship in Cyprus and the first interdisciplinary research centre working with stakeholders, universities, and academic centres, including UCLan Cyprus.
The mission of CEDAR is to act as a catalyst for entrepreneurial development by building synergies between different areas of expertise in education, training, research, outreach, and policy.
CEDAR, embraces faculty and associate practitioners credited with local, regional and global initiatives seeking to promote teaching, knowledge transfer, executive education, research, consulting and outreach activities in the entrepreneurship discipline and related thematic fields, including: Entrepreneurialism across business life cycle (start-ups, growing enterprises); Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship; Governance and Finance; Entrepreneurial Finance – SME Business Banking; Family Business Continuity (including shipping dynasties); Innovation in Education –Entrepreneurship Education; Regional Development e.g. clustering, agro-farming & heritage venturing, cooperative enterprising ; alternative tourism development e.g. sport tourism etc.