Renowned economists gather when Professor Boyan Jovanovic receive the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research at a ceremony in Stockholm on 16 May. The Global Award is the foremost international award in entrepreneurship research with a prize sum of € 100,000.
Jovanovic is awarded for his pioneering research on the competitive dynamics between incumbent firms and new ventures, entrepreneurial learning and selection processes. He will receive the prize and hold a prize lecture at the ceremony.
16.30 Welcome and Introduction, Maddy Savage, journalist and moderator, Lars Backsell, Founder Recipharm, Johan Eklund, Managing Director Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum
16.35 Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation Ibrahim Baylan and Jan-Olof Jacke, Director General, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
16.50 Award Ceremony
17.00 Boyan Jovanovic Award Lecture: “Idea Diffusion and Property Rights”
17.25 Music from Lilla Akademien
17.30-18.00 Panel Discussion: Zoltan Acs, UK and USA, David Audretsch, USA, Hernando de Soto, Peru
The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is 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.
Founder of the Award: Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. Co-founder: The Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN). Sponsor: Vinnova – Sweden´s Innovation Agency. Donor: Lars Backsell.