European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Engaged entrepreneurship research in Europe

ECSB Web links

The European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM)

EIASM is an International Network for Management Research and Teaching that contains over 23,000 Management Scientists from all over the World. On their website you will find information about the European Institute and its activities, about its Academic Council (the body of Institutional Members), about the people involved, about the European Associations and the projects administered by EIASM, and about other events and subjects relevant to Management Researchers.

European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME)

UEAPME is the employer’s organisation representing the interests, at European level, of crafts, trades and SMEs in the European Union and countries applying for accession to the European Union. It is a non-profit seeking and non-partisan. Its 75 member organisations (as of December 2002) consist of national cross-sectorial federations, European branch federations and other associate members which support the SME family.

Institutet för Entreprenörskaps- och små företagsforskning (ESBRI)

ESBRI is an independent research institute located in Stockholm, Sweden. The objectives of ESBRI are to conduct research on entrepreneurship and small and medium sized enterprises; initiate and develop undergraduate and graduate education/training and actively participate in the public debate and the dissemination of research results to both the research community and to the public. ESBRI offers a Knowledge Bank that contains e.g. audio files and links to conferences on entrepreneurship.

Enterprise Europe Network

The Enterprise Europe Network is the world’s largest support network for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) with international ambitions. It has 3,000 experts across 600 member organisations in more than 60 countries. Member organisations include chambers of commerce and industry, technology centres, and research institutes.


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