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Hub for
Entrepreneurship and

innovation

OSEAN’s mission is to research, develop, apply, and disseminate practices in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, in the ORs, and in the world, based on the most advanced interdisciplinary knowledge, ultimately contributing to a more developed society—socially, economically, and environmentally.

THE RESEARCH CENTER

OSEAN’s mission is to research, develop, apply, and disseminate practices in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, in the ORs, and in the world, based on the most advanced interdisciplinary knowledge, ultimately contributing to a more developed society—socially, economically, and environmentally.

The aims and activities to be developed in the Outermost Regions Sustainable Ecosystem for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (OSEAN) research group are as follows:

  1. Contribute to the epistemological reflection of the conceptual fields in which it intervenes.
  2. Present winning research projects to national and international agency competitions.
  3. Organize scientific events, namely congresses, conferences, seminars, and the like.
  4. Disseminate research results among peers and in civil society.
  5. Develop fundamental and applied research that allows organizations to solve problems related to Digitization, Innovation, Sustainability, and Entrepreneurship. Facilitate dialogue between researchers and organizations in the economic fabric.
  6. Produce publications with a high impact factor.
  7. Collaborate actively in a business incubation center.
  8. In the future, join a Ph.D. consortium. Participate in management, innovation, entrepreneurship, and development networks.

VISION AND VALUES

Considering the scientific areas and fields of intervention, OSEAN, through its fundamental and applied research, aims to create an impact on the community and obtain recognition of excellence, not only from its peers but also from society itself.

OSEAN bases its conduct on the best international scientific practices. It is guided by the following values:

  1. Clear and fair rules.
  2. Honesty and transparency in procedures.
  3. Harmony, internal peace and with others in the academic community and civil society.
  4. Temperance.
  5. Ethics.
  6. Freedom.