G-Forum conference 2022 Dresden (Germany)

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The 25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and SMEs (G-Forum) was held from September 22nd to 23rd, 2022 at the Hörsaalzentrum of the TU in Dresden. The leading partner of the FGF e.V. is the TU Dresden. The conference president is Prof. Dr. Michael Schefczyk, Chair for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at TU-Dresden.

The overarching theme of the G-Forum 2022 in Dresden is:

“Change in Entrepreneurship – Opportunities and Risks / Structures and Strategies”

In addition to submissions addressing the guiding theme of the conference, the conference organizers expressly welcome any submission that corresponds to the three main thematic fields of the FGF e.V. These are the topics:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • SMEs

In this way, the G-Forum will fulfill its role as a central platform for the scientific community to exchange views on the current state of scientific discussion.


The conference languages are German and English.

Submission types

It is possible to submit full papers (max. 30 pages excluding bibliography, graphics, tables) to the G-Forum. However, proposals for presentations can also be submitted as an abstract. An abstract should not exceed 1,000 words. Short abstracts will qualify for shorter presentations (10 minutes presentations) or poster presentations.

Please submit your full papers or abstracts as a pdf document in an anonymized form (without author information) until May 31, 2022 (Extended submission deadline) via our G-Forum conference tool.

Guidelines for submission (full paper and abstracts)

Research-and practice-oriented papers can be submitted. Please register as a user of the G-Forum conference tool. Please do not forget to upload your anonymized submission as a PDF document. Submissions are possible in German or English. Submissions of scientific contributions should ideally be structured as follows:

  • Problem definition (research gap / objective)
  • Theoretical foundation
  • Methodology / empirical research context
  • Results
  • Implications for entrepreneurship research and practice

If you have any questions, you can also contact our managing director Ulrich Knaup by e-mail or by phone at +49 (0)2151 777 508.