EIRC Research Festival + Meet the Editors


Date: Tuesday, December 6th, 2022


The EIRC Research Festival took place on Tuesday, December 6th, 2022. Researchers from the Center presented their ongoing research projects and received constructive feedback from an engaging audience.

The topics covered a large spectrum, as one can see below.


PhD Students:

Cédric Legrand: Hybrid organizations and social impact

Federica Fusaro: (Social) value creation through entrepreneurship education and training in disadvantaged communities

Felix Kaysers: Disruptive contexts and MOS outcomes, impact of terrorism on entrepreneurship


Post-Doctoral Researcher:

Jihie Yeo: Public policy, knowledge spillover, and innovation



Yan Alperovich: Venture capital, private equity, M&A, and FinTech

Pia Arenius: Institutions, institutional actors and entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial strategies to mobilise resources, women and entrepreneurship

Christof Brandtner: Urban innovation & the organizations of cities

Olivier Cateura: Ecosystems of innovation, clusters for energy transition, competitive dynamics & new business models for sustainability

Jean Clarke: How entrepreneurs and investors create entrepreneurial stories in situated interactions, embodiment and voice, cultural entrepreneurship

Saulo Dubard Barbosa: Decision making in entrepreneurship, emancipation, education & public policy, mythology, religion & entrepreneurship

Tatiana Khvatova: Adoption of new technologies and their influence on innovation ecosystems and business models, digital entrepreneurship, female technology-based entrepreneurship, dynamics of transitions

Giang Nguyen: Private equity, venture capital, IPO, M&A

Nevena Radoynovska: Entrepreneurship, social change & inclusion/exclusion, managing institutional complexity & organizational tensions

Celina Smith: Family business – extreme response to external shocks


The Research Festival was followed by a Meet-the-Editor session with:

Pia Arenius – Editor of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

Jean Clarke – Senior Editor of Organization Studies

Frédéric Delmar – Senior Editor of Organization Studies and Associate Editor of Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal

Martin Obschonka – Associate Editor of Small Business Economics and International Journal of Psychology