Summer School in Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Finance

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS. Lake Como School of Advanced Studies Fondazione Alessandro Volta at Villa del Grumello, Como, Italy

 May 6-9, 2024

The Summer School aims to address some factors of emerging importance which affects the creation, success, survival and effective development of new businesses and ventures, such as: the internal and external decision-making processes, the social and environmental concerns, the entrepreneurial ecosystems, the availability of financial instruments and the changing financial environment. The broadest purpose is to develop an ongoing and constructive dialogue among senior, young and aspiring entrepreneurship, innovation, and finance scholars to conduct research relevant to entrepreneurship theory and practice in the contemporary world.

The school is addressed to doctoral students and early-stage researchers with a research proposal in the areas of entrepreneurship, innovation or finance for a maximum of 24 participants.

The application deadline is 31st of January, 2024.

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The summer school has been realised within the MUSA – Multilayered Urban Sustainability Action – project, funded by the European Union – NextGenerationEU, under the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) Mission 4 Component 2 Investment Line 1.5: Strengthening of research structures and creation of R&D “innovation ecosystems”, set up of “territorial leaders in R&D”.