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
Open lecture September 7: From Inspiration to Implementation

Open lecture September 7: From Inspiration to Implementation

There is an insatiable demand for innovation and entrepreneurship to help individuals and companies thrive in a competitive and dynamic marketplace. However, there hasn't been a well-charted course from rough ideas to polished ventures. In this talk, Tina Seelig describes a new model – the Invention Cycle – which illustrates how imagination leads to entrepreneurship. The framework captures attitudes and actions that are necessary to foster innovation, and bring breakthrough ideas to the world. 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
7th International Social Innovation Research Conference (ISIRC)
September 6-8, 2015 in York, U.K.. Website
Innovation by Collaboration
September15-16, 2015 in -. Website
8th annual Euromed Academy of Business Conference
September 16-18, 2015 in Verona, Italy. 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