globalaward2015_etta (2) 15-04-15

Research on Evolutionary Economics Rewarded

The 2015 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is awarded to Professor Sidney Winter, Deloitte and Touche Professor Emeritus of Management at Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Global Award is the leading international award in entrepreneurship research with a prize amount of 100 000 Euros. Professor Winter is awarded for his profound understanding of dynamic competition, how a company’s ability to assimilate innovations creates various technological opportunities and the mechanisms driving competence building in firms.

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Business Dynamics in China – From State Owned giants to the private sector

On Thursday May 7, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum is organizing a half-day seminar on business dynamics in China. Sheng Hong and Feng Xingyuan from the independent Chinese Research Unirule Institue of Economics will present their research on state-owned enterprises in China and Christer Ljungwall from Growth Analysis will present new research on China’s private business sector.

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Swedish Philanthropy Summit 27 April

On 27 April prominent researchers, well-known philanthropists, politicians and practitioners will convene in Stockholm to discuss philanthropy  for entrepreneurship, cultural diversity and social change. Updated program now available. Join the discussion by registering today!

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Global Entrepreneurship Report: Sweden second in business opportunities

Entrepreneurs in EU countries are most internationalized but less optimistic than others in terms of entrepreneurial opportunities. Sweden is, however, in second place in terms of how entrepreneurs perceive business opportunities. In addition, Sweden is the sixth most globalized country in the EU, 27 percent of the entrepreneurs have at least 25 percent of their customers […]

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SEFR_webbetta 14-12-19

Highly educated three times as productive

Swedish Economic Forum Report 2014 - A functioning labor market - key to innovation and knowledge-driven growth - shows that there is a significant need for a labor market reforms in Sweden. According to research, mobility has a clear positive impact on business innovation. The explanations are a better match but also that mobility contributes to a larger network. Both of these effects contribute to circulation knowledge and can be better used in corporate innovation initiatives.

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Social Impact Investment – financing future challenges

On Friday December 12, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and the Forum for Social Innovation Sweden arranged a lunch seminar on new forms of financing social innovation. The audience listened to presentations and discussions on Social Impact Investment – investments for a better and more sustainable society. Read more >

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Global Award for research on Corporate Entrepreneurship

The 2014 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research was awarded on December 3 at a ceremony at the Academy of Music in Stockholm. This year’s laureate, Professor Shaker Zahra, was awarded the prize for his research in Corporate Entrepreneurship – intrapreneurship – i.e. firms abilities to develop innovations and contribute to economic growth by using the […]

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New Managing Director at Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum

Dr. Johan Eklund will as of January 1st supersede as Managing Director of Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. He succeeds Pontus Braunerhjelm who has been Managing Director since 2008. Johan Eklund is Professor of Economics at Jönköping International Business School and has since 2012 been Research Director at Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. Johan is currently also Deputy Secretary […]

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