• Iluta Arbidane Dr.oec., professor, Rezekne Academy of Technologies, Rezekne (LV)
  • Dmytro Odarchenko Sc. D. in Technical, head of the Department of Trade, Hotel and Restaurant and Customs Affairs, State Biotechnological University, Kharkiv (UA)
  • Halina Synycyna Ph.D. in Economics, associate professor of the Department of Trade, Hotel and Restaurant and Customs Affairs, State Biotechnological University, Kharkiv (UA)
  • Olena Fylypenko Ph.D. in Economics, professor of the Department of Economics and Business, State Biotechnological University, Kharkiv (UA)



entrepreneurial ecosystem, concept, formation, structure, principles, new enterprises, strategic orientation, methodological tools


Purpose and aim of the study: The purpose of the study is to determine the theoretical and conceptual foundations of the process of forming an entrepreneurial ecosystem. The task of the study is to summarize the theoretical and methodological support of the studied issues and to substantiate the methodological approach to the formation of an entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Design /Methodology / Approach: The study used general scientific and special methods: scientific abstraction, analysis and synthesis, induction and deduction, systemic and comparative analysis, structural and logical, an ascent from the abstract to the concrete, and the method of parametric estimates. The literature was selected using the databases Google Scholar, MDPI, Science Direct and Scopus.

Main Findings: The analysis of the theoretical and methodological aspects of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and the formation of its structure shows that there is no systematic approach to determining the links and nature of interaction (including inter-level interaction) between different participants of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. It has been established that the structure of entrepreneurial ecosystems is unique and is able to provide systemic support for entrepreneurial activity by providing access to markets, finance, human and intellectual capital.

Originality: The study reveals the process of formation of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the aspect of developing a strategy for the entry of new enterprises into it.

Implications: The results of the study make it possible to synthesize the ideas of territorial models of innovation and entrepreneurship, to carry out strategic positioning of the enterprise in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in order to provide attractive value propositions for consumers in the long term.


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How to Cite

Arbidane, I., Odarchenko, D., Synycyna, H., & Fylypenko, O. (2023). METODOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF THE FORMATION OF AN ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM. Journal of Regional Economic and Social Development, 15, 17-28.