Babson 2013 Pre-Conference Event

How Incubation Mechanisms Support Innovative Entrepreneurship? Reflections on the Literature and Worldwide Experience

June 3rd, 2013


Sarfraz Mian, School of Business, SUNY at Oswego, USA

Wadid Lamine, Groupe ESC Troyes in Champagne, FR

Alain Fayolle, EMLyon Business School, FR


The keynote speakers are:

– Sarfraz Mian: Incubation mechanisms’ evolution, typology and future direction;

– Kevin Mole: Incubation program assessment and sustainability challenges;

– Sarah Jack: Incubation spaces as hubs of entrepreneurial networking;

– Jonathan Linton: The state of the art and gaps in incubation literature;

– Alistair Anderson: Comments and reaction on the presentations

This workshop is planned prior to the BCERC 2013 conference at EMLyon Business School, which will take place on June 3rd, 2013. The Technovation journal has offered to publish a Special Issue on Technology Business Incubation Mechanisms, in relation to this workshop.