University rankings – to what use?

Three Swedish universities rank among the top 100 in the world according to this year's university ranking from Jiao Tong University in Shanghai. What does the ranking of universities, researchers and students mean in practice? On September 1, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and CIRCLE, Lund University arrange a joint seminar on the benefit of university rankings.

Successful symposium on philanthropy


It was crowded when Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium 2014 was held at the Museum of Modern Art on May 21. 220 participants gathered to listen and discuss how philanthropy could be a major, and frequent, part of the Swedish economy.

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Mobilising Private Funds for the Transition to a Sustainable Economy


In September 2013 IPCC reconfirmed that limiting climate change will require substantial and sustained reductions of greenhouse gas emissions. The transition to a low-carbon society at reasonable costs will not be possible without technological change. Society needs to develop and introduce new technologies and see a rapid deployment of existing solutions. Read more »

New Deputy Managing Director appointed to Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum

Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum Entrepreneurship Forum appoints as of May 1, 2014 Pernilla Norlin new Deputy Managing Director. Pernilla has held various executive functions and is well placed to take a broader responsibility within the organization. Read more »

Pontus Braunerhjelm Chairs Swedish Entrepreneurship Committee


The Swedish government appoints an Entrepreneurship Committee with the task of reviewing corporate tax rates and conditions to start, operate, develop and own businesses in Sweden. Pontus Braunerhjelm, CEO at the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and Professor at the Royal Institute of Engineering, is designated as the Chairman of the Committee. Read more »

Research on Corporate Entrepreneurship Rewarded with 100 000 Euros


The 2014 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is awarded to Professor Shaker Zahra, Professor of Strategy and Robert E. Buuck Chair of Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Global Award is the leading international award in entrepreneurship research.

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