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)