CBS appoints top researcher as new professor of entrepreneurship
Mirjam van Praag from the University of Amsterdam has been appointed Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Copenhagen Business School. The DKK 40 million donation from the foundation ‘A. P. Møller og Hustru Chastine Mc-Kinney Møllers Fond til almene Formål’ gives CBS an opportunity to strengthen its research and education activities within entrepreneurship. Read more.
CBS recruits leading entrepreneurship scholar
CBS has recruited a leading scholar of entrepreneurship, Professor William B. Gartner (Bill Gartner). From August 2013, Bill Gartner is professor of Entrepreneurship and the Art of Innovation in CBS’ Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy. Bill Gartner, who has collaborated with Professor Daniel Hjorth for many years, joins the Management and Entrepreneurship research group at MPP and brings world-class expertise to the Entrepreneurship Platform. Read more.
CBS Entrepreneurship Platform part of an EU grant on summer school
European Commission awarded a grant to a consortium of three engineering universities and CBS. DTU from Denmark, Delft University of Technology from The Netherlands and Politecnico di Milano from Italy had teamed up to offer a summer program on entrepreneurship within sustainable energy. The program will bring students from technical and scientific backgrounds together with those from CBS. Read more
CBS Entrepreneurship Consortium got 350.000 SKR from VINNOVA
Sweden's Innovation Agency, VINNOVA, awarded funding (SEK 350.000) to a consortium, which had proposed to develop an incubator model that would accelerate innovation and entrepreneurship in the public sector. CBS Entrepreneurship Platform is a part of the consortium. Read more.
The Entrepreneurship Platform Advisory Board
The Entrepreneurship Platform has established an Advisory Board with three external members: Jørgen Bardenfleth, former CEO of Microsoft Denmark, Kirsten Drejer, the founder and CEO of Symphogen A/S, and Anders Hoffman, deputy director of the Danish Business Authority. Read more.
Past and upcoming events
The Entrepreneurship Platform has hosted several events since the launch in May. The next event is a book launch on Friday, 4 October:
Read more about past and coming events here.
Entrepreneurship Platform officially launched
The Entrepreneurship Platform was officially launched on 2 May. One of the speakers at the event was the Danish Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior Margrethe Vestager, who spoke about the need for entrepreneurship in Danish society.
CBS’ entrepreneurship researchers have been quoted in the press over the summer.
Færre danske kvinder bliver iværksættere (Fewer Danish women become entrepreneurs) 17 September 2013. TV2 Lorry
Det selvkritiske køn (The self-critical gender) 30 August 2013. Berlingske
’Vill ha mer skidskytte på Ideon’ (Wants to see more of the ski shooter at Ideon) 29 August 2013. Sydsvenskan
’In Danes we don't trust’ 7 August 2013. Jyllands-Posten
Danske kvinder mangler iværksætterlyst (Danish women lack entrepreneurial drive) 9 June 2013. Jyllands-Posten
Entreprenørånden stimuleres på universitetet (Entrepreneurial spirit is stimulated at university) 27 May 2013. Altinget.dk
Ny platform for iværksættere (New entrepreneurship platform) 10 May 2013. BERLINGSKE
Skal entreprenørskab rede dansk vækst? (Is entrepreneurship going to save Danish growth?) 15 April 2013. Altinget.dk