Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum is one of three organizations behind the most prestigious international research prize for research on entrepreneurship, the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research. This Prize is awarded annually and it consists of the statuette “The Hand of God”, created by Swedish Sculptor Carl Milles, and a Prize sum of 100,000 euros.
Since 2003 Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum have awarded young promising researchers the Young Researcher Award. The Prize, sponsored by private equity investment firm Triton Advisers (Sweden) AB, is awarded annually and consists of 150 000 SEK.
Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum also participate in the international competition The Global Student Award, through the annually nominations of one undergraduate student who at the same time is an owner, founder or controlling shareholder of a company.
The nomination, evaluation and selection of Award Winners is delegated to an autonomous Prize Committee. The Committee consists of six members (up to eight members until 2009). The discussions within the Committee are strictly confidential.
Charlie Karlsson, Jönköping International Business School
Martin Andersson, CIRCLE Lunds university
Pontus Braunerhjelm, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, and Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum
Frédéric Delmar, Lunds university
Dan Johansson, Örebro university
Annika Rickne, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH