GEM engelska2 16-04-29

BRUSSELS 21 JUNE: Entrepreneurship in EU, China and US

SAVE THE DATE: Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum organizes a seminar at the Swedish Permanent Representation in Brussels on 21 June to discuss how entrepreneurial activity has promoted industrial activity and built competitive strength since 2000, how to improve conditions for entrepreneurial growth in the EU, how high-quality entrepreneurship can be promoted and what we can learn from benchmarking.

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Pioneer in Research on Growth Rewarded with 100 000 Euros 

The 2016 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is awarded to Professor Philippe Aghion, Collège de France and previously Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Global Award is the most prominent international award in entrepreneurship research with a prize sum of € 100 000. Professor Aghion is awarded for his analyses of the […]

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Panel OECD 1

Sweden scores high in innovation but action is needed

Tuesday, March 22, 2016, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and VINNOVA arranged a joint seminar when Andrew W. Wyckoff, Director for Science, Technology and Innovation at the OECD, visited Sweden to present the OECD report “The 2016 Sweden Review of Innovation Policy”. According to the report Sweden performs well but improvements are required, specifically in terms of governance and […]

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Swedish Economic Forum Report 2015

The Swedish Economic Forum Report 2015 addresses incentives for profits as well as the function and effects of the so-called welfare sectors. At times this subject give rise to an intense debate in Sweden. The controversy revolves primarily around whether profits are consistent with, or contrary to, the provision of high quality welfare services. The […]

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Panel 16-03-18

International Market Exit and Re-entry:

On March 16 2016 the report International Market Exit and Re-entry: An empirical study of the export patterns of Swedish SMEs authored by Lucia Naldi Andrea Kuiken, Professor and Doctoral at Jönköping International Business School was launched. At the seminar exports and imports, global value chains, businesses' export maturity and the need to defuse exports - a part of the everyday trade was dicsussed.

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Una Osili

Philantrophy a way of solving societal challenges!

On March 14, at Swedish Philantrophy Summit 2016, philanthropy was disussed through an American, European and Swedish perspective. During the conference it was established that philanthropy is a key to solving societal challenges. However, Sweden and Europe have a lot to learn from the US; more cooperation between the government, the civil society and the business sector […]

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New report on export patterns of SMEs

NEW REPORT: The report International Market Exit and Re-entry: An empirical study of export patterns of Swedish SMEs empirically identifies the patterns of export development in a sample of Swedish SMEs. It also empirically examines how the relationship between firm size, organizational slack, firm age, export strategy and family ownership influences the different export patterns, including exit and re-entry.

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A review of the circular economy and its implementation

A circular economy aims to reduce, reuse and recycle materials as a strategy to tackle urgent problems of environmental degradation and resource scarcity. Research suggest that entrepreneurs have the potential to promote development of a sustainable economy but further knowledge about conditions and regulations for sustainable business is needed. The author maps how a number of countries, […]

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