Coordinator: Tales Andreassi, PhD
Assistant Coordinator Eduardo Vilas Boas, PhD
Temas e Líderes:
The figure of the entrepreneur, which includes various aspects related to their actions, such as analyses of the profile of entrepreneurs, their personality, behavior, and entrepreneurial actions.
Leader: Vânia Maria Jorge Nassif, PhD (UNINOVE)
International Co-Leader: Nuno Manuel Rosa dos Resis, PhD (Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal)
Innovative entrepreneurship; startup companies based on the intensive use of knowledge, companies that explore innovative business models, technology-based companies, as well as those that engage in the management of incubators and technology parks; Risk capital and angel investments focusing on innovative companies.
Leader: Éverton Luís Pellizzaro de Lorenzi Cancellier, PhD (ESAG/UDESC)
International Co-Leader: Luísa Cagica Carvalho, PhD (Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal)
Social Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurs and new businesses that involve social responsibility, management of new social businesses, and also sustainable entrepreneurship actions.
Leader: Edson Sadao Iizuka, PhD (Centro Universitário da FEI)
International Co-Leader: Jacinto Jardim, PhD (Universidade Aberta de Portugal)
Individual micro entrepreneurs, franchises, and other micro entrepreneurs; identifying the influence of or the relationship between entrepreneurship and economic development. Cultural and technological entrepreneurs and those engaging in public projects for local and regional development. Entrepreneurship within pre-existing and consolidated organizations.
Leader: Pedro Lucas de Resende Melo, PhD (UNIP e PUC-SP)
International Co-Leader: Antonio Fernández-Portillo, PhD (Universidad de Extremadura)