Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute
– Disseminates knowledge on entrepreneurship, innovation and small business
citatI have enjoyed the many [Movements] conferences organized by ESBRI, resulting in a number of edited volumes."
Professor Howard Aldrich, University of North Carolina, USA
Thesis competition – deadline June 30

Thesis competition – deadline June 30

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
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
Web-TV: Sweden-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum

Web-TV: Sweden-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum

Movie clips from Sweden-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum 2016 are now available on our web site. Check out your favorite speaker again, or sit through the whole day. The speakers cover topics like: Trends in Silicon Valley, tips and tricks when establishing your company in the U.S., and how to fund your business. The speaker presentations are also available online. And we uploaded a bunch of good looking pictures at Flickr! 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
19th Uddevalla Symposium 2016
June 30-July 2, 2016 in Birkbeck University of London, London, United Kingdom. Website
Euroscience Open Forum 2016
July 22-27, 2016 in Manchester, U.K.. Website
SIFR Conference
August 22-23, 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden. Website
News picture: Web-TV


On ESBRI's web-TV you can watch lectures, interviews and other video clips on entrepreneurship, innovation and small business. Read more