Upcoming conferences and workshops

The second External Enablement of Entrepreneurship workshop will take place on

September 28th and 29th 2023 and is proudly hosted by MMTC. The second workshop on ‘External Enablement of Entrepreneurship’ provides a unique platform for researchers to engage in comprehensive discussion and knowledge sharing about the ‘external enabler’ construct and framework.


Speakers, Sharks, and Panel Guests

  • Per Davidsson, Jönköping International Business School, Queensland University of Technology
  • Howard Aldrich, University of North Caroline
  • Dominic Chalmer, University of Glasgow
  • Lucia Naldi, Jönköping International Business School
  • Sarfraz Ali Kyanir, Queensland University of Technology
  • Jan Recker, University of Hamburg

Submission process

  1. Abstract – 150-200 words (Pitch an early-stage research idea, and receive expert advice on how to take your research further)
  2. Extended Abstract – 600-800 words (Present an ‘external enablement of entrepreneurship’ project or a project on environmental change that you think of framing as external enablement, and receive expert advice on how to take your research further)

The deadline for applications is September 1st. You can apply to be part of the workshop and submit your abstract via the External enablement website External link, opens in new window.

Attendance is possible without submitting an abstract (registration required)

For further information contact Madeleine Meurer : madeleine.meurer@ju.se

MMTC Idea Development Workshop on the Entrepreneurship Industry 17-18th of August 2023

In connection with the call for papers for the SBEJ Special issue on The Emergence of an Entrepreneurship Industry: Dynamics and Consequences External link, opens in new window., MMTC is hosting an idea development workshop.

Join International guests and JIBS scholars for a lunch-to-lunch workshop, discussing the entrepreneurship industry and have the opportunity to develop potential paper ideas on the subject.

Topics that will be addressed during the workshop include:

  • Teaching about the entrepreneurship industry
  • Veblenian entrepreneurship and
  • Methodological challenges in researching the entrepreneurship industry.


For more information contact @Christian Sandström

Speakers and Guests

  • Christian Sandström, Jönköping International Business School
  • Per Davidsson, Jönköping International Business School
  • Rasmus Hartmann, Copenhagen Business School
  • Richard Hunt, Virginia Polytech
  • Olof Hallonsten, Lund University
  • Anna Brattström, Lund University
  • Karl Wennberg, Stockholm School of Economics