Presentation on theme: "We are building a community to increase the visibility and legitimacy of international entrepreneurship as a field of study, coordinate and expand the."— Presentation transcript:
We are building a community to increase the visibility and legitimacy of international entrepreneurship as a field of study, coordinate and expand the international network of IE researchers, and build relationships with policy-makers and entrepreneurs.
ie-scholars supports three types of community building activities: 1.Fostering and accelerating research. Building consensus on definitions of terms and measures, providing bibliographies and other research tools, building databases, aiding new scholars, and mentoring graduate students. 2.Knowledge mobilisation and dissemination. Exploring models of IE education, curriculum development, and helping transfer knowledge to policy- makers and entrepreneurs.
3.Community growth and enhancement. Extending and diversifying the network, engaging scholars in research and mobilisation activities, enhancing the annual conference and Journal of International Entrepreneurship, and awards to recognize excellence in researchJournal of International Entrepreneurship
Our resources: 1.Steering committee and founding members 2.ie-scholars is supported by a grant of $1.95 million over eight years from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Knowledge Cluster program.Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council What we need: Committed members, project champions, regional hubs and international clusters of research activity
Steering Committee Rod McNaughton, University of Waterloo Hamid Etemad, McGill University Martine Spence, University of Ottawa Barbara Orser, University of Ottawa Rebecca Reuber, University of Toronto Eileen Fischer, York University Nicole Coviello, Wilfrid Laurier University Founding partners Centre for Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology, University of Waterloo Desautels School, of Business, McGill University Centre for International Enterprise Research, University of Glasgow School of International Business, University of Ulster Technology Business Research Centre, Lappeenranta University of Technology Centre for International Business Education and Research, UCLA Centre for Entrepreneurship, University of Otago