2020 J.M. Veciana Best paper Award for a Junior Researcher

Following the tradition, there will be an Award for the best paper written and presented by a junior researcher at the RENT conference. The award has been named in honour of Professor José Maria Veciana, ECSB’s First Fellow and long time member who was a dedicated supporter of junior researchers throughout his professional life.

To be eligible for this award, the paper must be authored by a student, phd student or junior researcher who has finalised his/her phd thesis within the past five years preceding the conference. Only papers which have been presented at the RENT conference, will be considered. Preferably, papers are solely authored or co-authored with junior researchers. In the case of co-authorship with a senior researcher, the junior researcher will have to be lead author and sole presenter.

The Scientific Committee will be responsible for selecting finalists and identifying the best paper(s). The award may be split between two prize-winning papers.

The prize of the award is a free participation in the RENT or 3E conference within two years of the award plus 250 euro.

Please mention if you are qualified for the award when submitting the final paper and registering 

ISBJ Best paper award

The International Small Business Journal (ISBJ) gives an award for the best paper challenging the conventional wisdom in Entrepreneurship. The award prize is 500 euro.
The award may be split between two prize-winning papers.
Please mention if you want to compete for the ISBJ award when submitting the final paper.

Best Reviewer Nominees

Based on the review reports three reviewers will be selected for the award “Best Reviewer Nominee RENT 2020”

Special issue of Journal

Papers submitted and accepted for the track “How to develop entrepreneurial skills? The role of education” will be given developmental feedback for a voluntary subsequent submission to a special issue of "Piccola Impresa/Small Business", Guest editors Francesca Maria Cesaroni, Mario Raffa, Pierluigi Rippa and Annalisa Sentuti (submission deadline February 28th 2021).



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