Taeje Park is a doctoral researcher at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research and the chair of the directorate of Kickstart Asia, an accelerator body accredited by the Korean government. His research interests lie in policies for entrepreneurial ecosystems, entrepreneurial outcomes, and startup capability.
As an accelerator and researcher, he has served as an expert advisor to the Small Medium Business Administration (SMBA), the Ministry of SMEs and Startups (MSMES), and the Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity (KFASC).
In terms of professional bodies, he has been elected as a fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), a fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI), and an advisor of The Entrepreneurs Network (TEN).
In accordance with the family tradition inherited from the scholar gentry class represented by Chiwon Pak Yeonam regarded as the greatest scholar in Northeast Asia, Taeje also has been working in the field of innovation in order to uphold the prestigious philosophy and heritage.
Prizes and awards
Chancellor Award of the Sungkyunkwan University
Presidential Award of the Korean Government
Prime Minister Award of the Korean Government
Memberships of committees and professional bodies
Fellow, Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, UK
Fellow, Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, UK
Advisor, The Entrepreneurs Network, UK
2016-2019 Lecturer(Academic Professor), Kimpo University, South Korea
2018-2018 Lecturer, Hankyong National University, South Korea
2017-2017 Lecturer, Incheon National University, South Korea
2014-2014 Lecturer, Chungnam National University, South Korea
Professor Elvira Uyarra, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research
Professor Ronnie Ramlogan, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research
Industrial Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University
Industrial Policy, Master of Public Policy, Sungkyunkwan University
Council Member, 18th The National Unification Advisory Council
Council Member, 19th The National Unification Advisory Council
Council Member, 20th The National Unification Advisory Council
Expert Advisor, Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity
Expert Advisor, Ministry of Small Medium Enterprises and Startups
Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms
- Manchester Institute of Innovation Research
- Industrial Policy
- Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Policy
- Indicator Development
- Policy Evaluation
- Innovation Performances
- Emerging Technology