Awards > Lazaridis Institute Award / Danny Van Den Bulcke Best Paper Prize / EIBA Best Doctoral Thesis Proposal in IB Award / Copenhagen Business School Prize / SSE Gunnar Hedlund Award / IBR Best Journal Paper of the Year Award / GSJ Global Strategy Research Prize / EIBA Best Reviewer Award / EIBA Distinguished Honorary Fellowship / EIBA Lifetime Achievement Award

Lazaridis Institute Best Paper Award for International Entrepreneurship

The Lazaridis Institute (LI) for the Management of Technology Enterprises sponsors the Lazaridis Institute Best Paper Award for International Entrepreneurship – awarded to the author(s) of the best paper on International Entrepreneurship presented at the EIBA Annual Conference. Award-winners are officially announced at the respective EIBA Annual Conference award ceremony. The sponsorship of this monetary prize is gratefully acknowledged by EIBA. Initiated in 2017 by President Lucia Piscitello (Politecnico di Milano), the Lazaridis Institute Prize was launched at the EIBA 2017 Milan conference – and has been renewed by LI until 2022.

The Lazaridis Institute was established to help Canadian technology companies become globally competitive. We help firms reach their next level of growth through innovative new programs and a global network of expert mentors. We conduct insightful research to develop new knowledge about management as it relates to technology companies. As part of the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University, we create links between international research, best practices in global scaling and curriculum to directly benefit our students.

Information on the Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises is available here.


Horatio M. MORGAN (University of Waterloo, Canada) & Sui SUI (Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada)
Export-financial effects of digital capability development in SMEs: Why immigrant ownership matters. 

Carolina SINNING & Bernhard SWOBODA (Trier University)
Effects of e-commerce firms’ internationalization rhythm and speed on firm growth: Do institutional distances play a role?

Honglan YU, Margaret FLETCHER & Trevor BUCK (University of Glasgow, UK)
Re-internationalization and changes in international learning: Evidence from Chinese international SMEs.

Francesco DEBELLIS, Carlotta BENEDETTI & Alfredo DE MASSIS (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy)
Preservation or Exploitation? Family Values as Source of Heterogeneity in the Origin of Family Firms’ Internationalization.

Stine ØYNA (University of Agder, Norway)
Evolution of Born Globals: A Review of Recent Research.

Pavlina JASOVSKA, Hussain RAMMAL, Carl RHODES & Danielle LOGUE (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)
Intra-industry competition and power in the beer industry: How small players delegitimise large multinationals.