Call for Participants: Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conference

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24th – 25th May, 2016

The Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development, and Loughborough University London (LU London) are hosting a conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation to which it invites scholars as presenters and/or participants.

This conference represents a great opportunity to showcase research, receive useful feedback, enter into discussions with fellow scholars, form collaborations, and generally meet like-minded colleagues in a friendly and supportive environment.

Keynote: Professor Mike Wright, Imperial College Business School

LU London is based inside the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, a bustling and easy-to-get-to location. Our School is a smart modern facility with a lovely Harvard-style lecture theatre which we shall use for the conference. The Olympic Park should be awash with flowers in May – worth visiting in its own right.

The conference theme is entrepreneurship and innovation – contributions tightly or more loosely connected to the theme are invited. These can be PhD findings, works-in-progress, or (almost) final versions of articles ready for submission to top journals.

The conference starts at 10.30 on Tuesday 24th May and ends at 3.30pm on Wednesday 25th May. You can present your research in a 30 minute session (15 minutes should be allowed for discussion) or bring a poster. Some fringe events are also being planned for entrepreneurs and small business owners, schedule TBA.


The conference is FREE with tea/coffee and lunch provided on both days. You will have to pay for your own travel.

Registration and Submissions:

• To register attendance, please email Amy ( by 30th April 2016

• To submit a presentation, please send a short abstract of your presentation by 30th April 2016 to Louise (

• You can also bring a poster that will be displayed at the venue. (Either A1 or A2 in size)


Louise Scholes – (For all academic enquiries)
Amy Cripps-Mahajan –, 020 3805 1335 (For all non-academic enquiries)
Loughborough University London, 3 Lesney Avenue, The Broadcast Centre, Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London, E15 2GZ

GEN End-of-Year Updates

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Pleasant season’s greetings from all of us at GEN!

Below are a number of updates we wish to share regarding events for next year and some recent publications and initiatives in which you may be interested.

2016 Upcoming Events

Follow us on Twitter @ISBEGEN for more detailed information closer to these dates.

Wishing you and yours a happy new year and all the best for 2016!