Daniele Morselli obtained a jointly awarded PhD at the University of Venice and the University of Melbourne. Within Activity Theory, he developed boundary crossing workshops for enterprise education between school and work experience for vocational students. From 2015 to 2017 he was Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Helsinki. His researches dealt with the use of the Change Laboratory, a type of workshop for innovation and change of practices, for in-service teacher training in entrepreneurship education. In 2018 dr. Morselli has been Fulbright Research Scholar at the Ohio University with the task of evaluating entrepreneurship programs. He is now assistant professor at the Italian University of Bolzano, Faculty of Education. His latest open source book is: Morselli, D. (2019). The Change Laboratory for Teacher Training in Entrepreneurship Education. A New Skills Agenda for Europe. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02571-7
Research Director Ulla Hytti has over 20 years of experience from teaching and researching entrepreneurship with a particular focus on entrepreneurship at the individual level and entrepreneurship education. Ulla is currently the head of entrepreneurship subject at Turku School of Economics within the University of Turku. She is a Board Member in the European Council for Small Business (ECSB), and Associate Editor in the Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM). Ulla is currently editing a book entitled “A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurial University” for Edward Elgar Publishing and guest-editing two Special Issues on entrepreneurship education for International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour (IJEBR) and Research and for Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy (EEP). Ulla is currently leading a research project on “Academic Entrepreneurship as a Social Process (ACE)” (2016-2020) funded by the Academy of Finland. In 2019, Ulla was the recipient of the “European Entrepreneurship Education Award” which was presented to her at Lund University in March 2019.
Senior Lecturer Sirje Ustav has been an entrepreneur for 20 years. In parallel to studies of International business management, understanding that entrepreneurship depends on enterprising behaviour, she also graduated in psychology. As a practitioner and entrepreneur, Sirje cares that entrepreneurship education actually serves the needs of entrepreneurship. This leaded into interdisciplinary research combining entrepreneurship and psychology, leading to the topic of metacompetencies. After publishing own papers, she currently reviews papers for Education+Training. Sirje is recently promoted to lead the entrepreneurship education department in Tallinn University of Technology and selected to be a member of faculty council, as also a consultant for Professional Council for Business Services of Tallinn. As a full member of EFMD and ESU communities, the research on metacompetencies is frequently presented at conferences. The research on metacompetencies opens a new perspective for entrepreneurship and leaded Sirje to be nominated for best paper award in YKTT 2013.