Technology Entrepreneurship and Ecosystem

Track moderator

Maja Levi-Jakšić, PhD

Professor at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade


Maja Levi Jaksic, PhD, is a full professor at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, and the Head of the Department for Management of Technology, Innovation and Development. Among more than 200 papers that Professor Levi Jaksic has published, there are more than 20 books and monographs. Professor Maja Levi Jaksic has taken part in numerous fundamental and applied research projects. She has been a visiting professor at Greek, British, Japanese, and French universities. She is the program leader of the dual diploma Academic Master program in International Business and Management, organized in cooperation between the Faculty of Organizational Sciences and the Middlesex University from London. She is a member of Technovation Editorial Board.

Nishant Kumar, PhD


Nishant Kumar is an Associate Professor and Director of the MSc Marketing programme at Stockholm Business School. Nishant’s research interests lie in the areas of international marketing, international entrepreneurship, management innovation, sustainability, and emerging markets. Nishant’s research has been supported by MIT Research School, MTC Research Foundation, Forum for Asian Studies, and the Swedish Retail and Wholesale Development Council. He is currently co-Guest Editor of the special issue on Value innovation in practice: Leveraging learning in distant contexts in Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing.


In the dynamic global environment, with continuous and exponential technological growth and development, the relevance of the research conducted in technology and innovation management and entrepreneurship is of high priority. The ultimate goal of achieving global competitiveness of firms and economies depends on the results achieved in strengthening the crucial competitive pillars of technology and innovation entrepreneurship and ecosystems. The discussion is open for theoretical and empirical research contributions focused on both the internal company and external environment factors and forces leading to sustainable and innovative management and entrepreneurship results and solutions. It is especially focused on discussing strategy and actions for strengthening innovative and entrepreneurial capacities for competitiveness growth of Serbian economy.

Date and time

9th June, 10:30 – 12:00, Romanija 2

Key topics

  • Ecosystem Building and Development (Building a Network of Partners and Investors)
  • Community Building and Development
  • The Ecosystem Support Frameworks for Entrepreneurs
  • Introduction to Business Accelerators and Business Incubators Various Models (Private, Public, Academic)
  • The Know-How and Knowledge Transfer in Promoting Entrepreneurial Programs
  • Start-ups and Entrepreneurs
  • Academia and Entrepreneurship

List of papers


April 29 Deadline for paper submission
May 15 Notification of paper acceptance
May 30 Deadline for early-bird registration
June 4 Deadline for standard registration
June 07 - 10 Symposium