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23.01.2019 12:23 Age: 27 days

The 2nd WG1 meeting of the COST Empower-SE

The Corvinus University of Budapest hosted the 2nd WG1 meeting of the COST Empower-SE international project on the 16th and 17th January within the Faculty Research Week of the Corvinus Business School.


The Corvinus University of Budapest hosted the 2nd WG1 meeting of the COST Empower-SE ("Empowering the next generation of social enterprise scholars" empowerse.eu) international project on the 16th and 17th January within the Faculty Research Week of the Corvinus Business School, connected to the EFOP-3.6.2-16-2017 -00007 project supported by the European Union.

Altogether 93 researchers and experts from 33 countries participated in the event organized by colleagues from the Department of Decision Sciences at Corvinus (Julianna Kiss and György Pataki), the Institute for Regional Studies at the Centre for Economic and Regional Sciences at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Melinda Mihály) and the EMES International Research Network (Marthe Nyssens, Rocio Nogales, Sabine Spada and Thomas Pongo).

We thank the participants of the stakeholder panel, Áron Jakab (IFKA, Fruit of Care), Sára Fábián (Amigos), Laura Tóth (NESsT) and the moderator, Réka Matolay (Department of Decision Sciences, CUB) for giving insight to the situation of social enterprises in Hungary.

We would also like to thank the poster-pitch section participants for presenting current Hungarian research on social entrepreneurship and social innovation, the international speakers for presenting their country studies and comparative chapters, as well as the facilitators contributing to the World Café.


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