Investigating Entrepreneurial and Innovation Ecosystems for Conceptual Understanding and Practical Applications


  • Nor Balqis Badrolhisham Kuliyyah Muamalat and Management Science, University Islam Antarabangsa Sultan Abdul Halim Madzam Shah, 09600 Kuala Ketil, Kedah, Malaysia
  • Azyyati Anuar Faculty of Business Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Kedah, Kampus Sungai Petani, Malaysia
  • Zuraidah Mohamed Isa Faculty of Business Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Kedah, Kampus Sungai Petani, Malaysia



Ecosystem, Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, Innovation Ecosystem


This research paper addresses the lack of clarity and challenges in applying the ecosystem concept by systematically analyzing and comparing two complex conceptualizations of entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystems. Through a literature synthesis, essential distinguishing characteristics are identified using an inductive approach, facilitating the understanding of ecosystem configurations. Clustering procedures are employed to identify distinct ecosystem groups, summarized in a table. The study aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystems to empower the research community and practitioners in developing effective ecosystem management approaches.


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How to Cite

Badrolhisham, N. B., Anuar, A., & Mohamed Isa, Z. (2023). Investigating Entrepreneurial and Innovation Ecosystems for Conceptual Understanding and Practical Applications. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 8(SI15), 205–211.