How is our community changing the course of the future?
To Nova SBE, positive impact shall have a relationship to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Our community is committed to foster dialogue and action, by disseminating knowledge, launching innovative projects, supporting organizations' transformation, and leading by example, as responsible citizens. This is the space that will provide the know-how so that the best and most innovative talent, such as yours, can play its role. If you want to lead the future and be at the forefront of change, this is your way in.
The local-for-local open innovation platform Nestlé Hatcher
Our first series dedicated to impact in Africa end with this lively and exciting conversation between Professor Filipe Alfaiate and Mr. João Barreto, the Head of Innovation and PMO at Nestle, based in South Africa. They discussed impact journeys, the BOP market in Africa, opportunities and challenges and in particular, a very interesting local-for-local open innovation platform for all in Africa called Nestlé Hatcher that João designed and launched. Good learnings!Learn more
Chicken and acceptance in Burkina Faso: BOP Marketing
In this episode, we go Burkina Faso and deep dive into how can acceptance be developed for new products at the Bottom of the Pyramid even in situations where consumers are emotionally attached to other products. Check out how grilled chicken in Burkina Faso can teach us about the impact that business can have and how it is different from what NGOs, donors, and Governments can offer.Learn more
Zona de Impacto: Who are the poorest and most vulnerable? And what are the ways to endure the cool winter that is coming?
This episode touches on poverty in Portugal, which has increased during the pandemic, and energy poverty, a theme that will be felt again this winter in many Portuguese households due to their bad conditions and the increase in energy pricesLearn more
Thirst Project Nova SBE: Newsletter March
This is a quick read (2-3 minutes) on what are the new ways of approaching the fight against thirst not only around the world but also in Thirst Project Nova SBE. Get to know the new projects of this team of more than 20 students of Nova SBE that constantly try to move people into helping in this cause, also know how to help and how scientific innovation is playing a part on this matter.Learn more
Finanças para Todos, NovaSBE Finance Knowledge Center’s new program
A program created in partnership with CFA Society Portugal with the support of FidelidadeLearn more
Design Thinking Roundtable podcast has a new episode!
Listen here to the new episode “Tales of the Field with Tonya Gayle, Executive Director of Green City Force (GCF) and an advocate for economic justice for young people of color”Learn more
Psychometric evaluation of the Mental Health Quality of Life (MHQoL) instrument in seven European countries.
Click here to access Iryna Sabat’s new article!Learn more
Unlocking innovation in healthcare: The case of the patient innovation platform.
Click here to read Pedro Oliveira’s new publication on California Management Review!Learn more
Knowledge Centers' first annual meeting!
Last September Nova SBE organized the first Annual Meeting of the Knowledge Centers (KCs).Learn more
Nova Junior Consulting at the Finnish Embassy
Nova Junior Consulting collaborates with Aalto University School of Business on a project to identify business opportunities for Finnish companies in the energy sector in PortugalLearn more
NovaSBE's students at the UNESCO's Earth University
After winning the "Team Up for Climate" competition by Fundação Egis, a group of NovaSBE's students was invited to present their project at UNESCO's Earth UniversityLearn more
Tales of the field- a new series in the Design Thinking Roundtable
Anne-Laure Fayard launched the first episode of Tales of the Field, a new series in the Design Thinking Roundtable PodcastLearn more
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Symposium
Last July, the Haddad Entrepreneurship Institute hosted the inaugural The conference brought together academics from around the globe doing research on topics related to entrepreneurship and innovation. You can check the agenda below. Research topics included: 1. Can road access spur rural entrepreneurship? [presenter Lakshmi Naaraayanan (London Business School) and discussant Francisco Queiró (Nova SBE)) 2. The Finance Wage Premium and Entrepreneurship [presenter Isaac Hacamo (Indiana University) and discussant: Ramin Baghai (Stockholm School of Economics)] 3. Credit Market Equivalents and the Valuation of Private Firms [presenter: Niklas Hüther (Indiana University) and discussant: Nick Hirschey (Nova SBE)] 4. Going Public and the Internal Organization of the Firm [presenter: Merih Sevilir (ESMT-Berlin and Halle Institute for Economic Research) and discussant: Ekaterina Gavrilova (Nova SBE)] 5. Do Startup Patent Acquisitions Affect Inventor Productivity? [presenter: Joan Farre-Mensa (University of Illinois at Chicago) and discussant: Pranav Desai (Nova SBE)] 6. Customer Data Access and Fintech Entry: Early Evidence from Open Banking [presenter: Will Gornall (University of British Columbia) and discussant: Fernando Anjos (Nova SBE), an annual academic conference to discuss research on entrepreneurship and innovation.Learn more
Nova SBE at the Youth and Innovation Forum
Daniel Traça participated in the Youth and Innovation Forum at the United Nations Ocean Conference.Learn more
New Careers and Volunteering Opportunities page just lauched!
This Careers and Volunteering Opportunities page can be found in NovaSBE's Social DatabaseLearn more
Zona de Impacto: From post-covid recovery to tha lack of human resources, what changed in tourism?
This episode touches on the 'motor' of the Portuguese economy, tourism. This economic activity went through 'gloomy' days during the pandemic and lost many human resources. NovaSBE's professor Sérgio Guerreiro and the students Isabel Morgado dos Santos and Maria Pacheco analyzed the topic in a conversation with Expresso.Learn more
NovaSBE at the United Nations Ocean Conference
Antonieta Cunha e Sá participated in the United Nations Ocean Conference, where she was a moderator and spoke on Economics, Sustainability and Climate ChangeLearn more
Eduardo Costa distinguished at Role to Play awards
Eduardo Costa won the first prize in Role to Play Awards, in the “PhD Student Thesis” category.Learn more
2022 NOVAFRICA Conference Economic Development marked the 10th anniversary of the center
Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center held the 2022 Conference Economic Development, an event that was part of Nova SBE's sustainability week and which marked the 10th anniversary of the center.Learn more
Energy justice issues in renewable energy megaprojects: Implications for a socioeconomic evaluation of megaprojects
Click here to read Stewart Clegg, Shankar Sankaran, Ralf Müller, and Nathalie Drouin’s text published in the International Journal of Managing Projects in BusinessLearn more
Nova SBE Data Science project awarded
Nova SBE Data Science Knowledge Center project "Identifying Deviant Behavior Patterns on the First Sale of Seafood", was awarded an honorable mention at the prize-giving ceremony of Prémios Verdes, by Revista Visão and AdP - Águas de Portugal.Learn more
Nova SBE has a new Knowledge Center!
The Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center (OUI) brings together a worldwide network of leading researchers and practitioners to produce and disseminate high-quality research-based knowledge in the field of innovation management, open user, patient innovation, and entrepreneurship.Learn more
Mindfulness, beyond well-being
During the two years of the pandemic, many companies explored ways to remotely improve employees’ well-being and involvement. Mindfulness became an even more common offer in companies to manage employees’ stress levels. Click here to read Samantha Sim’s opinion article published in Human Resources. The text is in Portuguese.Learn more
What can be done to solve the lack of teachers in schools?
About twenty thousand students started last year’s third period in schools without some classes due to a lack of teachers. How to respond to this imbalance and what can be done to respond to the lack of teachers in schools were starting points for the 3rd episode of Consulta Pública (Antena 1) with Luís Catela Nunes as the main guest.Learn more
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