Value Co-Creation in Digital Era! Workshop 23 August and Webinar 24 August 2017

Workshop Time: 23 August 2017  at 9:00-16:00 Place: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 B, Helsinki Registration: Participation is free of charge with limited seats available. Deadline for abstracts: We kindly invite you to submit an extended abstract (about 2000 words) by email The submission should contain authors’ names,  institutional affiliations and … Continued

Call for Papers: Small Business Economics Journal – Special issue on Digital entrepreneurship

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Small Business Economics – An Entrepreneurship Journal Call for Papers Special issue: The age of digital entrepreneurship: digital tools and online collaboration to support knowledge sharing and opportunity recognition Submission Deadline: July 30, 2017 Suggested Topics Ideas generation, problem solving, and innovation diffusion in online entrepreneurial communities Digital tools to support fast prototyping and Lean … Continued

Platform Economy and Cohesion of European Competition Policy 23 May 2017

Time: 23 May 2017 at 12:30-17:00 Venue: House of Estates, Snellmaninkatu 9–11, 00170 Helsinki Programme:  Link to the programme Registration:   Registration by 18 May 2017. The link to the registration form can be found from the conference website.    Platforms and platform economy have been topical issues in the implementation of competition policy during recent years … Continued

Turku Academic StartUps Pitching Event 20 April 2017

The event will take place in SparkUp (Tykistökatu 4, 20520 Turku) on 20th April 2017 at 12:00, register here! Turku Academic StartUps Pitching Event is an all new event hosted by Turku Science Park, University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University and Turku University of Applied Sciences in cooperation with FIBAN (Finnish Business Angels Network). The purpose … Continued

Guest lecture 11 April 2017: Professor Jay Barney

Time:  11.4.2017 at 9:15–11:30 (coffee served before the lecture) Place:  EDU1, Educarium, Assisstentinkatu 5, University of Turku Registration:  Registration link   On 11th of April the Entrepreneurship Unit has an opportunity to welcome Professor Jay Barney (University of Utah, USA) who will visit University of Turku, School of Economics. Professor Barney is best known for his … Continued

WORK2017 Abstract Submission DL extended to 15.2.

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​The deadline for abstract submission will be extended to Wednesday 15 th of February. The conference hosts over 20 streams and several engaging keynote speakers (Including Professors Martin Kenney and Monder Ram, among others) exploring the theme of Work and Labour in the Digital Future. For more information regarding the conference, streams and overall theme … Continued

Work Up! Multicultural working life

Time 31 January 2017 at 12:00-16:00 Place Old Student House (Vanha Ylioppilastalo), Mannerheimintie 3, Helsinki Registration   before 22 January 2017 via this link   Global business environment and increased migration to Finland open up new opportunities for our society and economy to benefit from the skills and know-how of newcomers. Finnish business life can be … Continued

Digital transformation in organisations requires novel methods for research

Working Conference Technology and Organisation (ifip WG8.2 in Dublin, December 9-10, 2016) focuses on new kinds of research encounters with technology and organization. Leading scholars of the field, Karin Knorr-Cetina (Unversity of Chicago), Wanda Orlikowski (MIT) and Tim Ingold (University of Aberdeen) attend the conference. Twelve articles have been chosen for presentation, among them an … Continued

Anne Kovalainen, Professor, Consortium leader

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Anne Kovalainen is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Turku. She has been a visiting professor and researcher at number of universities internationally. During 2010-2014 she held the Academy of Finland Minna Canth Academy-Professorship. She is an experienced and respected researcher and leader in international research projects. Anne regards the extensive, international and … Continued

Research seminar: Learning at Work in the Future Economy

 Research seminar Friday 7.10.2016 at 13.00-15.30 Lecture hall 16, Turku School of Economics Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, Turku     Learning at work has grown in importance due to increasingly complex working life, changes in occupations and constantly new requirements at work and jobs. Another aspect of learning at work underlines the development of workers’ occupational and … Continued