European Research in Entrepreneurship series
Edited by Alain Fayolle and Paula Kyrö
This second book in the series ‘European Research in Entrepreneurship’ highlights the unique characteristics and rich variety of European research in the ﬁeld of entrepreneurship, environment and education. Its three parts, with 14 chapters and 28 authors from 21 European universities and research institutions presenting ﬁndings from 13 countries enable a perception of the importance of European cultural roots within the international entrepreneurship landscape. The ﬁrst volume of this book series, under the collective supervision of the European Entrepreneurship Summer Universities group (ESU Network www.esu.ﬁ), was published in 2005 under the title: Entrepreneurship Research in Europe: Outcomes and Perspectives. Encouraging comments on it inspired us to continue this discourse and to go deeper into its diﬀerent dimensions. The current landscape of the research introduced in this book exempliﬁes the expanding European dialogue between entrepreneurship, environment and education. We hope it delineates the shape, dimensions and horizon of the multidisciplinary landscape for others to learn from and explore further. We also want the book to provide university students, teachers, researchers and policy-makers with new insights through which to understand the contextual dimensions and the broadening aspects of the current state-of-theart in European research into the dynamics between entrepreneurship, environment and education. To paint such a landscape always requires a sustained and intense commitment from diﬀerent contributors. In our process the ﬁrst step took place in 2005 with the start of the preparations for the third ESU meeting in Finland. A total of 63 participants from 15 countries presented...