Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute
– Disseminates knowledge on entrepreneurship, innovation and small business
citatESBRI helped to bring an international dialogue about entrepreneurship scholarship to the forefront among academics, public policy makers and entrepreneurs."
Professor Bill Gartner, Clemson University, USA
Thesis competition – deadline June 26

Thesis competition – deadline June 26

The ability to think in new ways, and to transform ideas into something useful for the society, is central to sustainable growth. Therefore, VINNOVA and ESBRI started Nytt&Nyttigt – a thesis competition on the theme of innovation, commercialization and utilization. Read more
Re:mixed, re:used and re:produced

Re:mixed, re:used and re:produced

Reuses, circulations of materials and remixes are significant areas of innovation and value creation in contemporary markets. Professor Saara Taalas is interested in popular culture fandom and brand communities. During her lecture, she focused on entrepreneurship in its systemic forms, in the context of everyday living. Taalas took us on an alternative journey to entrepreneurial systems; from the Dabbawala lunch deliveries in Mumbai, via fan based film production, to Slush, the biggest start-up event in the Nordic countries. Read more
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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
A Long-Run Approach to Entrepreneurship
May 28-29, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden. Website
CCSBE 2015 Conference
May 28-30, 2015 in Edmonton, Canada. Website
Family Enterprise Research Conference - FERC 2015
June 4-7, 2015 in Burlington, USA. 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