The main topic of the conference is to focus on how the entrepreneurial ecosystem and specific internal resources and capabilities can help firms to recognize and implement sustainable opportunities that enable them to increase their competitiveness and, at the same time, lay the foundations of a more sustainable future.

Quantitative, qualitative and conceptual papers are welcome, especially if they are presenting research issues emerging from intersections of different knowledge pools.

Possible sub-topics include:

1. Methodological challenges and research methods
2. Opportunity generation and early business development
3. Minority entrepreneurship
4. Gender and copreneurship
5. Technology and knowledge-based entrepreneurship
6. Family business, succession and business transfer
7. Entrepreneurship education, learning, and knowledge dissemination
8. Culture and community
9. Social entrepreneurship
10. Green and sustainable entrepreneurship
11. Entrepreneurial finance for new and growing businesses
12. Business models (growth, performance and internationalization)
13. Corporate / intrapreneurship and strategizing
14. Human capital, social capital and relational networks
15. Creative and artisan industries
16. Rural enterprise, regional development and tourism
17. Policy, support systems and infrastructure
18. Critical perspectives on entrepreneurship
19. Eco-innovation
20. Experimental Designs in Entrepreneurship Research