Evgueni Vinogradov, PhD, Senior Researcher and former Research Director at Nordland Research Institute. Evgueni Vinogradov’s research focuses on entrepreneurship, innovation, sharing economy and regional development. The most important theoretical publications are devoted to immigrant-owned businesses, the role of national culture in entrepreneurship and survival of newly established businesses. He has participated and leaded several empirical research projects and evaluation studies. Evgueni Vinogradov have been involved in teaching entrepreneurship both in Norway and in Norwegian educational programs conducted in Ukraine and Russia. Most of his research is based on quantitative methods including Agent-Based modelling.