1st JIBS Workshop on 'External Enablement of Entrepreneurship'

Starts:  Mar 16, 2023 11:30 (CET)
Ends:  Mar 17, 2023 13:30 (CET)
Associated with  Entrepreneurship (ENT)

An emerging stream of research focuses on how environmental changes, so-called external enablers, trigger, shape or enhance entrepreneurial activities. The first JIBS workshop on ‘External Enablement of Entrepreneurship’ provides a unique platform for researchers to engage in comprehensive discussion and knowledge sharing about the ‘external enabler’ construct and framework. The workshop brings together ‘external enabler’ experts and scholars interested in applying the framework to provide feedback on current research projects and learn how to position and develop research on external enablers. In addition, participants will have the chance to pitch early-stage research ideas and receive feedback on their current projects. The workshop contributes to Jönköping International Business School’s profile on ‘entrepreneurship in context’ and is sponsored by the Media, Management and Transformation Centre (MMTC) and the school



Target groups

  • Scholars interested in environmental changes and entrepreneurship
  • Scholars that have new research ideas or work-in-progress research on ‘External Enabler’



  • Keynotes
  • Learning & Applying the External Enabler Framework
  • Elevator pitches
  • Paper presentations


Speakers, Sharks, and Panel Guests

  • Per Davidsson, Jönköping International Business School, Queensland University of Technology
  • Sara Carter, University of Glasgow
  • Philipp Schade, University of Gießen
  • Friederike Welter, University of Siegen
  • Andreas Kuckertz and Sebastian Hinderer, University of Hohenheim


Application procedure

We welcome participations of scholars in any stages of their career. Interested scholars need to submit their application by February 24th here: https://forms.gle/x8VizeTMhptrM3nm7 The application should include a short bio as well as an extended abstract of 600-800 words for paper presentations or an abstract of 150-200 words for elevator pitches of research ideas. Applicants will receive a notification about their attendance before March 1st.


Costs for participants

Scholars can attend this event for free. Jönköping International Business School will cover the workshop costs. Participants are responsible for their travel and accommodation costs. The workshop contributes to Jönköping International Business School’s profile on ‘entrepreneurship in context’.


See you in Sweden!


Jönköping International Business School
Gjuterigatan 5
Jönköping, 553 18


Madeleine Meurer