Prize Lecture: Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2018

Welcome to the  Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research ceremony and prize lecture at Grand Hôtel in Stockholm on May 14. This year, Olav Sorenson, Professor Yale School of Management, is awarded the foremost international award in entrepreneurship research with a prize sum of € 100,000. Sorenson is awarded for showing how entrepreneurial activity and innovation are strongly embedded in socially and spatially bounded relationships. 


15.30 Registration

16.00 Introduction – Johan Eklund

16.10 Award ceremony of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research

16.20 Prize lecture – Olav Sorenson

16.50 Comments and panel discussion

17.20 Award ceremony of the Young Researcher Award

17.30 Mingle

18:00 End

Moderator: Helena Stålnert

Where? Spegelsalen, Grand Hôtel, Stockholm.
When? Monday, May 14 at. 16.00-17.30 with subsequent mingle. (Registration from 15.30 pm)
How? Register here! 

Press release of Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2018.

The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research was established as the foremost global award for research on entrepreneurship. The Award honors significant contributions to theory-building on entrepreneurship and small business development. The Award consists of the statuette ”The Hand of God” by the Swedish sculptor Carl Milles and a prize amount of  100 000 Euros. The Award was instituted in 1996 and re-launched under a new name in 2008.

Founder of the Award: Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. Co-founder: The Research Institute of Industrial Economics(IFN). Sponsor: VINNOVA – Sweden´s Innovation Agency. Donor: Stockholms Köpmansklubb.

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