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The Broman Foundation for Research and Entrepreneurship

The School of Business, Economics and Law is host for The Broman Foundation for Research and Entrepreneurship, which provides scholarships primarily to postdoctoral researchers, but alos on occasion to senior researchers. The scholarships are partly given to existing researchers at the School and also to international researchers who are in Gothenburg a few months each year.

Ingemar Broman is an alumnus from the School of Business, Economics and Law and he studied here between 1970 and 1973. Ingemar Broman was strongly committed to issues relating to enterprise and entrepreneurship, and he himself was a valued financial advisor and successful entrepreneur. He left funding for a foundation (The Broman Foundation for Research and Entrepreneurship) for research and enterprise in his will before he passed away in 2003. The Foundation's purpose is to promote scientific research, mainly focused on enterprise and entrepreneurship.

Selection committee

Maureen McKelvey






Björn Remneland Wikhamn






Oskar Broberg






Previous committee members

Barbara Czarniawska, Professor in Business Administration

Olov Olsson, Professor in Business Administration

Ulf Petrusson, Professor in Law

Annika Rickne, Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Alexander Styhre, Professor in Business Administration


The Broman Foundation for Research and Entrepreneurship announces scholarships of SEK 268 000 each for research into entrepreneurship.

More information about the scholarship

Next application period is during spring 2019.

Book dedicated the Broman Foundation

How Entrepreneurs Do What They Do presents 13 case studies of knowledge intensive entrepreneurship. The book focuses on ‘doing’, in essence, what happens when entrepreneurs are engaging practically in venture creation processes. The case stuides are based on analyses in an other book (Managing Knowledge Instensive Entrepreneurship).

The book is dedicated the Broman Foundation and edited by Maureen McKelvey, Professor of Industrial Management, University of Gothenburg (GU), Sweden and Astrid Heidemann Lassen, Associate Professor of Innovation Management, Aalborg University, Denmark, and Visiting professor at GU.

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