International Research and Policy Roundtable

This website contains archival information about the IRPR event, which has already completed. Please visit the public website for the conference papers and summary.


On the occasion of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Liverpool, UK in March 2012, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation will be hosting an international research and policy roundtable focused on national and/or regional policies for high-growth entrepreneurship. The roundtable will provide input into ongoing work and activities at the Kauffman Foundation and the potential development of a global policy “roadmap” or framework for creating the right environment for building and scaling high-growth firms.


International Research and Policy Roundtable Information

Please review the full Call for Abstracts for information on submitting an abstract.

Please review the Related Research for background information on Kauffman-authored policy works.

For information about the conference event itself and logistical information, please see the Roundtable Agenda and Deadlines & Logistics pages.



Related Events Information

Global Entrepreneurship Week

During one week each November, thousands of activities around the world inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial action while connecting them to potential mentors, collaborators, and investors. In three short years, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) has expanded to more than 100 countries—empowering nearly 20 million people through 95,000 activities. Powered by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the initiative is supported by dozens of world leaders and a growing network of 24,000 partner organizations.


Global Entrepreneurship Congress

The Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) is an annual meeting for the global leaders, entrepreneurs, and intermediary organizations from more than 100 countries that participate in Global Entrepreneurship Week. The next GEC will be held in Liverpool, UK from March 13-15, 2012.