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News archives 2012

Success story

December 20, 2012
Snabboteket recieves 2 000 000 SEK from investors and business angels for the launch of their products on the Swedish market. One of the founders of the company is Jacob Lönroth, a former student of the undergraduate entrepreneurship course.

Två miljoner till Snabboteket

About Snabboteket


Welcome to our December seminars!

December 3, 2012
Come and visit our inspiring December seminars! Thursday December 6 Sarah Jack from Lancaster University will talk about social networks in entrepreneurship and Monday December 10 Bengt Johannisson will tell us about the interface between social and commercial entrepreneurship in a regional perspective. Coffee and “fika” are included! For more information and registration for the seminars, visit our Calendar.


PhD student wins Best Paper Award

November 26, 2012
During last week's RENT Conference in Lyon the winner of J.M. Veciana Best Paper Award for a Junior Researcher was announced – Frederik Witte, PhD student from EMLYON Business School and since this October a faculty member of Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship. The paper is entitled Investing effort under ambiguity: Experimental evidence explaining entrepreneurs’ work hours. Congratulations, Frederik!

About Frederik Witte

Frederik Witte wins Best Paper Award at RENT Conference
 

FENA Challenge 2012

November 14, 2012
We congratulate Georgi Georgiev, master student in entrepreneurship, whose team made second place in FENA Challenge 2012 and won 6.000 SEK! The contest is organized by FENA Lund together with LUIS and aims to challenge students from different faculties to cooperate in solving the problem presented by the main sponsor, SEB. Georgi’s team contributed with an idea about a mobile application, the “SEB Piggy bank”, that encourages SEB customers to save money.

FENA Challenge 2012


Global Entrepreneurship Week November 12–18

November 9, 2012
Global Entrepreneurship Week at Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship!
November 15 our new Visiting fellow Siri Terjesen from Indiana University will give a lecture entitled Comparative International Entrepreneurship: A Review and Research Agenda.
The day continues with a round table discussion on Internationalization, Step by step or Born Global? with participants from both academia and business.
For more information and registration visit our Calendar.


New book by Hans Landström

November 2, 2012
In Handbook of Research on Venture Capital: Volume 2, Professor Hans Landström charts the development of venture capital research and shows how the market has changed during the global financial crisis.

Handbook of Research on Venture Capital: Volume 2 – Edward Elgar Publishing


From Alaska to Lund

November 1, 2012
Jacob Braun is one of three talented students who  recieved a scholarship from the American-Swedish Scholarship Fund. Now he is enrolled in the Master programme in Entrepreneurship.

"This opportunity has changed my life"


Nocturnal Vision at Innovative Sweden

October 29, 2012
The hottest Swedish young upstart companies present their innovations at the international exhibition Innovative Sweden. Among them is Nocturnal Vision, developed by the former Master students in entrepreneurship Benjamin Page, Michael Hoy and Tomasz Gidzgier, in cooperation with researchers at Lund University.

Innovative Sweden
 

PhD course in Entrepreneurship

October 26, 2012
Do you want to know more about the possibilities to commercialize your research? Lund University offers all PhD candidates a specific PhD course in entrepreneurship, which will commence in spring 2013. Interested? We will give more detailed information at our seminar Monday November 19. Both PhD candidates and their supervisors are welcome.

More information: PhD course in Entrepreneurship


Seminar with visiting fellow Siri Terjesen

October 22, 2012
We welcome our new visiting fellow Siri Terjesen from Indiana University! Thursday November 15 she will continue our open seminar series with Comparative International Entrepreneurship: A Review and Research Agenda. Read more and register for the seminar in our Calendar.


Seminar with Joakim Wincent

October 8, 2012
Thursday October 18 Professor Joakim Wincent from Luleå University of Technology continues our seminar series with A future outlook on the psychology of entrepreneurship. More information and a link for registration can be found in our Calendar.


Research project within the European Union’s programme Tempus

October 2, 2012
Sten K Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship is the grantholder and coordinator of the Tempus IV project “Support of innovations through improvement of regulatory framework for higher education in Ukraine”. Our project partners are universities in Ukraine, Poland, Portugal and the UK. The budget is a good 800 000 €. October 16­–17 representatives from the different universities will gather in Lund for the official kick-off meeting.

More about the Tempus Programme.


Special seminar with Timothy Folta and Fransesca Melillo

September 28, 2012
October 4, Timothy Folta and Francesca Melillo will present their paper What Determines the Initial Size of New Ventures? Visit our Calendar for more information and registration.


Seminar with Matthias Fink

September 24, 2012
Matthias Fink from Vienna University begins our seminar series with "Elephant, where are you sailing the entrepreneurship?". More information and a link for registration can be found in our Calendar.


Entrepreneurial workshops with Innovation in Mind

August 31, 2012
Sten K Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship will arrange several entrepreneurial workshops and events during the international innovation conference Innovation in Mind in September.
Conference programme and details - Innovation in Mind
 

Seminar series with rising entrepreneurship research stars

August 29, 2012
Registration is open for the first seminar in our upcoming seminar series entitled Rising stars in entrepreneurship and small business research. The invited guest lecturers and practical information are presented in our Calendar
 

Hans Landström on the development of entrepreneurship research in Research policy

June 19, 2012
Professor Hans Landström's (et al) article on the development of entrepreneurship research was recently published in Research Policy.
Entrepreneurship: Exploring the knowledge base


Master's students in Entrepreneurship awarded scholarships

June 14, 2012
Karin Holmqvist and Tanja Woldenga from this year's Master programme in Entrepreneurship were awarded The Hans Pihl ​​(Deloitte) Scholarship for Entrepreneurship and Innovation of 2012 and a scholarship amount of 50.000 SEK, for their successful efforts during the year.
The Hans Pihl ​​Scholarship for Entrepreneurship and Innovation of 2012
 

Entrepreneurship collaboration initiated in Tanzania

June 12, 2012
A partnership between Sten K Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship and The Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) has resulted in the development and launch of an international Master's Programme in Entrepreneurship in Arusha, Tanzania.
ESAMI launches entrepreneurship program - Arusha Times
 

Sten K Johnson promoted honorary doctor

May 25, 2012
Sten K Johnson was promoted honorary doctor of the Lund University School of Economics and Management today, during a traditional ceremony in Lund Cathedral. In 2011 Sten K Johnson made a significant donation to entrepreneurship education and research at the School which enabled the establishment of Sten K Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship.
News and photos from the promotion ceremony


Student entrepreneur honoured as Global Swede

May 7, 2012
The current Master student in Entrepreneurship, Lewis Horne, has been honoured as Global Swede by the Minister for Trade, Ewa Björling. The award, which is a collaboration between the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Swedish Institute, is given to foreign students in Sweden who have excelled in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Entrepreneurship student honoured as Global Swede


Innovative entrepreneurship trade show

May 6, 2012
Argentinian Cuisine, Nigerian fish farming, high-tech health apps and bed-bug solutions are among the products and services exhibited by the Master students in Entrepreneurship at the annual trade show. The trade show is held on May 10 at 10-15 in the Atrium Ljusgården, Lund University School of Economics and Management, Tycho Brahes väg 1. Charlotta Falvin gives an inspiring lunch lecture on An outsiders inside view of highly entrepreneurial companies at 12-13 in Crafoordsalen (just next to Ljusgården). First come gets free lunch!
Trade Show - MSc in Entrepreneurship
 

New book on Intellectual Roots Of Entrepreneurship Research

April 10, 2012
The new book on Intellectual Roots Of Entrepreneurship Research by professor Hans Landström offers a broad overview of the academic entrepreneurship field and will provide scholars and students with a strong historical grounding in entrepreneurship research.
Intellectual Roots Of Entrepreneurship Research - Edward Elgar Publishing


Allan Gibb first winner of the European Entrepreneurship Education Award

March 21, 2012
Allan Gibb, Professor Emeritus at the University of Durham, England, is awarded the first European Entrepreneurship Education Award. The prize of SEK 100 000, founded by Sten K Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship, is awarded Gibb for his pioneering work within entrepreneurship education at European universities. The prize will be awarded the winner at the European Entrepreneurship Education Workshop of 2012.
Press release - European Entrepreneurship Education Award 2012

European Entrepreneurship Education Workshop 2012


Master student in Entrepreneurship appointed Student Innovator of the Year

March 19, 2012
The Master student in Entrepreneurship Kerstin Fredriksson was recently named as Student Innovator of the Year 2012, for the development of the business project Jobgration. The competition is organised by Universum.
Jobgration | Winners - Universum Awards 2012


Bedbugs technology winner of Dragons at the University 2012

March 9, 2012
Nattaro Labs, co-founded by the current MSc student in Entrepreneurship Christine Jacobsen, was selected winner of Dragons at the University 2012. Nattaro Labs offers a solution to prevent bed bugs.
Press release - Dragons at the University 2012
 

Frédéric Delmar lectures on new venture growth

February 29, 2012
Welcome to a lecture on new venture growth with Frédéric Delmar, professor of entrepreneurship at the Department of Strategy and Organisation at EM LYON, France, one of the best universities in Europe within the field of entrepreneurship. Frédéric Delmar will be a valuable reinforcement when being connected to the Sten K Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship from May, 2012. The lecture will be held in English on March 13 at 13.15- approx. 14 in Kårhusets hörsal, at the Faculty of Engingeering - LTH, Sölvegatan 22 A-D, Lund. Registration is done via the form below:
Registration - lecture with Frédéric Delmar


Sten K Johnson honorary doctor at Lund University School of Economics and Management

February 20, 2012
The industrialist and entrepreneur Sten K Johnson has been awarded an honorary doctorate at the Lund University School of Economics and Management. Through an extensive donation Sten K Johnson has enabled the establishment of the recently inaugurated Sten K Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship at Lund University. Marknadsföringsguru, maktgranskare och riskkapitalist blir hedersdoktorer vid Ekonomihögskolan - Lund University


Get salary for starting up your business

February 16, 2012
The project Leapfrogs will help your project make a giant step forward. By providing resources for students in Skåne/Blekinge to dedicate three months full time work to their innovative project the aim is to enhance the innovative power of young people. Join the kick-off meeting on February 24 at 13.00 at the School of Economics, room EC2:101. More information on Leapfrogs


Director of external relations wanted

January 26, 2012
Sten K Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship is now seeking a director of external relations for the further development of the centre’s industrial relations and relations with other entrepreneurship stakeholders. Deadline for application (in Swedish) is February 20.
More information on how to apply for the position


Inauguration of the Sten K Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship

January 24, 2012
On January, 23 the Sten K Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship was inaugurated at the Lund University School of Economics and Management. A substantial donation enables a further development to become a leading global hub for knowledge exchange between academics, students, industry and other stakeholders with an interest in entrepreneurship.
Press release Inauguration of the Sten K Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship

Lunds universitet satsar på entreprenörskap - The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Donator blåste igång satsning på entreprenörer - Skånska Dagbladet

Entreprenörer har fått nytt centrum - Lund University

Entreprenörsverkstad igång - Lundagård

Donator blåste igång nytt entreprenörskapscentrum - Lund University School of Economics and Management

Center för entreprenörskap - Lokaltidningen Lund


Available scholarships for Master's programme in Entrepreneurship

January 2, 2012
Are you applying for the Master's programme in Entrepreneurship? Two scholarships for applying students are now available for application.
Information scholarships for Master's programme in Entrepreneurship