Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute
– Disseminates knowledge on entrepreneurship, innovation and small business
citatESBRI has been an essential partner to the Diana Project's ability to advance knowledge about women's entrepreneurship in many countries around the world."
Professor Patricia Greene, Babson College, USA
Re:mixed, re:used and re:produced<br />- Entrepreneurial systems in the 21st century

Re:mixed, re:used and re:produced
- Entrepreneurial systems in the 21st century

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, grey market exchange of favors in planned economy, and reuses of industrial production sites for new production. During this lecture, she will be looking at entrepreneurship in its systemic forms, in the context of everyday living. Taalas takes us on an alternative journey to entrepreneurial systems; from the Dabawalla lunch deliveries in Mumbai, via Wreck-a-movie film production network of science fiction fans, to Slush, the biggest start-up event in the Nordic countries. Read more
Web-TV: Innovative regions

Web-TV: Innovative regions

"Too many have the image of Silicon Valley in mind - while trying to change Detroit", said Mary Walshok at her Estrad lecture in March 2015. She claims that the innovation capacity in a region has to do with its industrial legacies, socio-cultural dynamics, as well as its physical, financial and intellectual assets. Regions need to look at what they've got, to see what can be leveraged. Walshok also stressed the notion of inclusiveness. Read more
Travel grants to the best innovation theses

Travel grants to the best innovation theses

Born Globals, new technology development, sustainable entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship. These are the subjects of the winning theses in ESBRI's and VINNOVA's thesis competition – Nytt&Nyttigt. In 2013-2014, 77 theses from 18 Swedish universities competed. The winners were announced on December 2, and will receive travel grants. The total amount is SEK 70 000. Read more
Movieclips from Sweden-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum 2014

Movieclips from Sweden-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum 2014

Did you miss the Sweden-U.S. Entrepeneurial Forum? Now you can watch movie clips from this year's forum. 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
15th Annual STGlobal Conference
Aprl 10-11, 2015 in Washington, D.C., U.S.. Website
FINKT project Final Conference - "Knowledge Transfer and Entrepreneurship"
April 16-17, 2015 in Rimini, Italy. Website
European Entrepreneurship Education Workshop
April 16-17, 2015 in Lund, 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