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– Disseminates knowledge on entrepreneurship, innovation and small business
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Nyhetsbild: And the winners are...

And the winners are...

Finally we can announce the winners in our thesis competition "Nytt&Nyttigt". First prize goes to Erik Leijon and Joanda Svenheden, University of Gothenburg. Second prize goes to Frida Foreby, Majken Tammisto and Rickard Åberg, Lund University. Third prize is shared between two teams: Frida Magnusdotter Ivarsson and Sara Frykman, University of Gothenburg, and Linnea Carlsson and Caroline Johansson, Royal Institute of Technology. The prize ceremony was a part of Vinnova's Innovation Day January 26th.
Nyhetsbild: Web-tv: Global innovation and regional dynamics

Web-tv: Global innovation and regional dynamics

Emerging economies play an important role in the new, global innovation networks. And for SMEs, participating in global research collaborations can lead to exciting new-to-the-world innovations. On January 18, Professor Cristina Chaminade from Lund University shared her research based knowledge on global innovation networks. Catch her full Estrad lecture on our web-tv page. Read more
Nyhetsbild: The Sweden-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum

The Sweden-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum

What do you need to know when entering the U.S. market? How can big companies and startups cooperate? What are the latest trends in digital health? And do entrepreneur-friendly VCs really exist? Speaker presentations, blog posts, photos and web-TV from the 13th Sweden-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum is now available. Read more
Nyhetsbild: Diversity – an engine of innovation

Diversity – an engine of innovation

“About half of all companies in Silicon Valley were founded by immigrants and their life stories, talents, and ideas have helped build our reputation for innovation […] I see the same potential here, as Swedish companies capitalize on the economic benefit of new arrivals”, writes Azita Raji in an op-ed in ESBRI's magazine Entré. She is the U.S. Ambassador to Sweden since March 2016. Read more
Nyhetsbild: Blogs from the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Congress

Blogs from the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Congress

Jelena Despotovic represented Sweden and ESBRI at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress March 14-17. This year's conference took place in Medellín, Colombia, a city once known for being dangerous - now "Innovative City of the Year" according to Wall Street Journal. Jelena blogs about the transformation of Medellín, about the still existing favelas, and about the mine detection-startup that claims "if you can imagine it, you can make it". Read more
News picture: From Research to Business

From Research to Business

From Research to Business is a course for PhD-students and post docs on how to commercialize research. At the end of the course the participants will have gained both knowledge and experience on how to identify and assess possibilities in commercializing research. Read more
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Since the fall of 1997, ESBRI arranges an open lecture series in Stockholm. We call it "Estrad - Open Lectures on Entrepreneurship and Small Business". At Estrad current research is in focus. Read more

Entrepreneurship, innovation & small business

ESBRI disseminates knowledge on innovation, small business and entrepreneurship. Read more
2017 EFMD Entrepreneurship Education Conference
March 8-10, 2017 in Sheffield, UK. Website
Global Entrepreneurship Congress
March 13-16, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Website
Platsinnovation för attraktiva städer och landsbygd
March 14, 2017 in Piteå, Sweden. Website
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On ESBRI's web-TV you can watch lectures, interviews and other video clips on entrepreneurship, innovation and small business. Read more