ARE NATURE-BASED BUSINESSES REALLY INNOVATIVE?
An assessment of European entrepreneurial initiatives
This report presents the results of an assessment of the innovation degree of sixteen nature-based businesses in the European Union. Nature-based businesses are socio-economic initiatives that make profit by marketing, promoting and enhancing biodiversity and ecosystem services.
TRAINING NEEDS ASSESSMENT AMONG EU FOREST
AND ENVIRONMENTAL UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENTS
The document reports the results of a Training Needs Assessment (TNA) survey conducted in the field of entrepreneurship, markets and economics of ecosystems and biodiversity. It targets university students -undergraduates and graduates, including Ph.D. students- within European countries. The survey was conducted through an online questionnaire aiming to gain a better understanding of the level of entrepreneurship and innovation education within forestry and environmental university courses in Europe, in order to highlight existing skill gaps and emphasizing areas for future potential improvements.