Past activities

Prize ceremony for Global Award for Entrepreneursh

This year’s Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is rewarded on December 3rd at a ceremony in Stockholm. Award winner 2014, Professor Shaker Zahra, attends the ceremony along with invited guests.

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Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium 2012

An international symposium with a Swedish focus for potential donors, decision makers and opinion leaders. The first annual Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium was held on May 30, 2012 at Fotografiska.

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Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research

Kathleen M. Eisenhart, Professor at Stanford University, received the Global Award for Entrepreneuship Research on May 16 during a ceremony at The Grand Hotel in Stockholm


Nano-economics and the wealth of regions - Götebor

Steven Klepper the 2011 winner of the Global Award For Entrepreneurship Research discusses his work on the evolution of four great industry clusters in Göteborg.

Nano-economics and the wealth of regions - Linköpi

Steven Klepper the 2011 winner of the Global Award For Entrepreneurship Research discusses his work on the evolution of four great industry clusters in Linköping.

ICSB 2011 – Back to the Future

The 56th Annual ICSB World Conference will be held in Stockholm, Sweden 15 - 18 June 2011.  The International Council for Small Business, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth - the three organisations arranging the conference - guarantee you an exclusive learning experience.

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Global Entrepreneurship Congress

Female Entrepreneurship – Myths and Realities

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ERSA 2010 - Sustainable Regional Growth and Develo

50th Anniversary European Congress of the Regional Science Association International in Jönköping, Sweden.

The Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum is one of the partners arranging the conference.

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European Union and the global crisis

Seminar in Brussels, March 10th, 2010

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Workshop on the Impact of the Crisis on SMEs

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Beyond the crisis - implications for SMEs

House of Sweden, Washington, USA.

Participants: Zoltan Acz, George Mason University, Pontus Braunerhjelm, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, Rebel A. Cole, DePaul University, Jonas Hafström, Swedish US ambassador, Jens Henriksson, International Monetary Fund, Magnus Härviden, Swedish government Agency Growth Analysis, Paul D. Reynolds, George Mason University, David Robinson, Duke University, Jim Spletzer, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Johan Wiklund, Syracuse University, och Peter Vikström, Swedish government Agency Growth Analysis.

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EU innovation policy - time to accelerate

Residence Palace, Bryssel

Participants: Luc Hendrickx,  UEAPME, Ian McCoull, Scottish Enterprise, Erik Spiekermann, designer, Ulrika Stuart Hamilton, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, and Günther Verheugen, EU Commissioner.

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From the Iron Curtain to the Common Market

Sweden Green Tech Building, Klarabergsgatan 37, Stockholm, Sweden

Participants: Ewa Björling, Swedish Minister for Trade, Pontus Braunerhjelm, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, Anders Johnson, writer, Anna Kinberg Batra, Swedish Parliament Committee on European Union Affairs, Anna-Stina Nordmark Nilsson, Swedish Federation of Business Owners, Ulrika Stuart Hamilton, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, Alar Streimann, Ambassador of Estonia to Sweden, David Sweet, European Commission, Örjan Sölvell, Stockholm School of Economics.

The 2009 Almedalen Week

In the week 28 June to 4 July this year, close to 8000 politicians, people from associations of all kinds, researchers and lobbyists met in Almedalen in central Visby on the island of Gotland.

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Philanthropy_Summit_webb1The interest in philanthropy has in recent years increased in Swedish society. Increased wealth accumulation, globalization and successful philanthropic role models contributed to the development, among other things.
At the Swedish Philanthropy Summit on April 27, philanthropy will be discussed as an important factor for entrepreneurship, cultural diversity and social change in a market with large public sector. Both internationally prominent researchers in the field and well-known philanthropists, politicians and practitioners will participate.

Participants include Zoltan Acs, London School of Economics, Charles Keiden, City University London and Karen Wilson, OECD and Breugel.

NOTE! The conference is conducted in English.

When? Monday, April 27. 13:00 to 17:30, with subsequent network mingling.
Where? Sibeliussalen, Finland, Snickarbacken 4, Stockholm.
What? Sign up for Britt-Marie Nordström, phone +46 19-33 37 00.