Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Spring School 2024

May 13, 2024, 8:00 a.m. (CEST)

Deadline for abstract submission: Thursday, 29 February 2024, 11:59 CET

Time: May 13, 2024, 8:00 a.m. (CEST) – May 15, 2024, 5:00 p.m. (CEST)
Event language: English
Meeting mode: in presence
Venue: University of Stuttgart
Campus Vaihingen
Universitätsstr. 34
70569  Stuttgart
Download as iCal:

The Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Science (ENI) hosts the next edition of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Research School at the University of Stuttgart vom May 13, 20024 to May 15, 2024. Abstracts can be submitted till February 29, 2024.

This Research Spring School aims to provide a unique opportunity for early-career researchers to network, collaborate, and test research ideas with fellow academics involved in research on the configuration, mechanisms, and evolutionary dynamics of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems. Expect a dynamic three-day program featuring intensive feedback sessions, interactive workshops, and discussions with leading academics and peers worldwide.


  • The evolutionary dynamics of entrepreneurial ecosystems
  • Unlocking the mechanisms within and between entrepreneurial ecosystems
  • Inclusiveness of entrepreneurial ecosystems
  • Theoretical challenges towards entrepreneurial ecosystem research
  • Methods for entrepreneurial ecosystem research, with a specific interest in longitudinal studies, web scraping, and natural language processing approaches

The program will include:

  • Keynote Sessions: Erik Stam (Utrecht University), Niels Bosma (Utrecht University), Christina Theodoraki (TBS Education), Bernd Wurth (University of Glasgow), Angelo Cavallo (Politecnico di Milano), Karim Messeghem (University of Montpellier)
  • Meet the Editors Session: Erik Stam (ET&P), Christina Theodoraki (SBEJ, JSBM), Riccardo Fini (JMS)
  • Paper Development Workshops
  • Methods Workshop
  • Interactive Session to discuss the future of entrepreneurial ecosystem research

Scientific committee: Erik Stam (Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands), Christina Theodoraki (TBS Education, France), Niels Bosma (Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands), Didier Chabaud (IAE Paris - Sorbonne Business School, Chaire ETI - IAE Paris Sorbonne School, France), Grégory GUENEAU, PhD (ADALIA School of Business, Morocco), Alexander Brem (University of Stuttgart, Germany), Ferran Giones Valls (University of Stuttgart, Germany), Andreas Wahl (University of Stuttgart, Germany), Sophia Hess (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

Sponsors: Gründermotor, Académie de l'Entrepreneuriat et de l'Innovation, AIREPME - Association Internationale de Recherche en Entrepreneuriat et PME, EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT, Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Lab, Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart

Link submission system 

To the top of the page