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

ECSB – SEAANZ Webinar “Researching with practical impact – Making entrepreneurship and SME research relevant for policy makers”


How can we make a practical difference with our research and contribute to positive societal change? For entrepreneurship and SME scholars informing and shaping policy and practices is often a key goal. However, as researchers we get trained to do research, but not how to generate and demonstrate impact i.e. the wider economic and societal […]

ESU 2023 Conference

Tartu University and Tallinn University of Technology are happy to invite you to the ESU 2023 Conference and Doctoral Programme from 27 August to 02 September 2023. The first two days are held at the University of Tartu. Buses will take everyone to Tallinn on Tuesday evening, 29.08 to continue the conference in Tallinn. The ESU conference will […]

BAMDE International Conference (11th) – Entrepreneurship in a Challenged World: The role of Universities in the Development of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Flamingo Grand Hotel and SPA Albena, Bulgaria

The Conference’s mission is to bring together professionals in the field, from research, teaching, practice and policy-making to exchange opinions, problems and good practice in entrepreneurship to respond to the challenges of our changing world. Objectives To discuss recent trends and problems in the development of national and regional entrepreneurial ecosystems; – To discuss and […]

Online workshop: Crafting spaces for entrepreneurial learning


Considering the significance of innovation and creativity in entrepreneurship, crafting spaces that inspire students is something that universities have rightly started to prioritise. But what really makes a space inspiring? How can physical environments be conducive to new ideas? The objective of this online workshop is to investigate the factors that contribute to the innovativeness […]

Ethnography course

Leuphana University Lüneburg Universitätsallee 1, Lüneburg, Germany

PhD Workshop at Leuphana University Lüneburg: Ethnographic Methods to Study Organizations and Entrepreneurship on 23-24 October 2023 This PhD Workshop (sponsored by the ECSB) focuses on equipping junior scholars with fundamental skills in conducting ethnographic fieldwork and providing a space for reflective interaction. Content and Learning Objectives The workshop is divided into two days, the […]

8th Effectuation Conference: Building the Global Effectual Classroom

Faculty of Management and Economics, Gdańsk University of Technology 79 Traugutta, Gdańsk, Poland

Effectuation is at the vanguard of entrepreneurship research and practice as a scientifically validated method that arms aspiring entrepreneurs with a toolkit to design bold, creative, and unexpected solutions. In our post-pandemic world where global challenges threaten to upend our lives with unprecedented crises, teaching effectuation as means to forge better entrepreneurs was never this […]

Enterprise Education and Planetary Sustainability – Relationship and Actions


An event with Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Liverpool to explore the relationship between – and need for action regarding – Enterprise Education and Planetary Sustainability. Wednesday 13 December 2023, 2.15 – 4.15pm UTC +1 Summary This online event draws from research and action developed last year through an EEUK EERPF project – […]

Teaching Entrepreneurship in degrowth economics: Exploring the potential and challenging the limits


What would entrepreneurship look like in a world where economics was the science of social provisioning within material boundaries, as is the case for degrowth economics? And how might we convey such an approach through our teaching in Entrepreneurship Education, where we aim to inspire students for a transformed future? This panel discussion explores the […]

‘Learning to fly: Entrepreneurship Research as a living process of inquiry’ workshop

University of Liverpool School of Law and Social Justice Chatham Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom

We are delighted to invite you to the upcoming 'Learning to fly: Entrepreneurship Research as a living process of inquiry' workshop, supported by the European Council of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ECSB) event fund, and British Academy of Management (BAM) and hosted by the Management School’s Brett Centre for Entrepreneurship (BCfE). This one-day event gathers […]