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Entrepreneurship in a Challenged World:
The role of Universities in the Development of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems  

11th International Conference
11 - 14 September 2023.

Albena, Varna, Bulgaria

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Mission of the Conference

The Conference’s mission is to bring together professionals in the field, from research, teaching, practice and policy-making to exchange opinions, problems and good practice in entrepreneurship to respond to the challenges of our changing world.


Who should attend this conference?

  • Researchers
  • Teachers/trainers
  • Doctoral students/students
  • Entrepreneurs/managers
  • Consultants and advisers
  • Policy-makers


General (panel) and specific (in sessions) topics will be discussed during the Conference. Among them will be:

  • Entrepreneurial universities and their answers to the new challenges and needs of the new enterprises.
  • How should universities contribute to entrepreneurial ecosystems in the new decade, and by what means?
  • The practice of entrepreneurship: how to respond to global challenges?
  • University actions to support different entrepreneurial groups: Youth, Women, Family, Seniors, Ethnic Minorities
  • Entrepreneurship and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
  • International entrepreneurship
  • Arts and creative entrepreneurship
  • Corporate entrepreneurship
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and Technology in entrepreneurial activities
  • Entrepreneurship facing the challenge of digitalisation
  • Entrepreneurship and AI
  • Entrepreneurship in support of ecology and a sustainable environment
  • Government policies and programmes in support of entrepreneurship
  • The impact of funds and financial institutions on entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship education and training in response to the world’s challenges
  • Entrepreneurial dimensions of Management, Finance, and Marketing

The above subtopics are indicative. The participants could also prepare presentations in allied or interdisciplinary areas.

A round table on SMEs’ competitive behaviour in a global business environment will be organised during the conference.