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The second European Entrepreneurship Education Award of 100 000 SEK goes to Professor Alain Fayolle.
"Professor Alain Fayolle, EM Lyon Business School in France, has been fundamental in building a community of scholars in Europe with an interest in entrepreneurship education and training. In this respect, he has personally shown entrepreneurial leadership as the creator of the Entrepreneurship Centre at EM Lyon. He has also been active in organizing seminars and academic networks in the field of entrepreneurship education for doctoral students in Europe, and is the founder of scientific journals on entrepreneurship in the French speaking countries. Professor Fayolle plays an important role in synthesizing our knowledge on entrepreneurship education; for example, he is the editor of the Handbook of Research in Entrepreneurial Education Series. It is without a doubt, that Professor Alain Fayolle is one of the leading scholars in Europe for entrepreneurship education and teaching."
Allan Gibb, Professor Emeritus at the University of Durham, England, was awarded the first European Entrepreneurship Education Award. The prize of SEK 100 000, founded by Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship, was awarded Gibb for his pioneering work within entrepreneurship education at European universities.
The prize was awarded the winner at the European Entrepreneurship Education Workshop of 2012.
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Last updated 8 February 2013