Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research
|Coordinator||STIFTELSEN ENTREPRENÖRSKAPSFORUM - Entreprenörskapsforum|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 3 000 000|
|Project duration||January 2016 - December 2018|
Purpose and goal
Since its inception in 1996 the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research has become firmly established as the foremost global award for research on entrepreneurship. This Prize is awarded annually, and it consists of a Prize sum of 100,000 euros. The project goals are obtained. Each year, the prize committee appoints a winner and new candidates are nominated for the candidate bank. The award winners hold a prize lecture and a lecture tour in connection with the awards ceremony in May.
Expected results and effects
Since 2016 three award laureates have received the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research: Philippe Aghion, Collège de France, France, Hernando de Soto, Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD), Peru and Olav Sorenson, Yale School of Management, Yale University, USA. The knowledge of the prize and its purpose is maintained as the foremost global award for research on entrepreneurship. Through marketing and dissemination activities it has been spread within academia, politics and business.
Planned approach and implementation
Each year, the prize committee appoints an award winner and new scholars are nominated for the candidate bank. In connection with the awards ceremony in May the award winner holds a lecture tour in order to spread knowledge about the prize and its purpose to increase the understanding of entrepreneurship. During the fall, an article in Small Business Economics will be published. The founder and co-founder work continuously on getting the price well-known in academia, business and politics.