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SEIB offers long-standing expertise in a number of specialised themes. These themes range from entrepreneurial and internationalisation strategies of small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to inward and outward investment by large enterprises and supranational governance. SEIB members have achieved considerable funding success. Christos Pitelis was awarded high profile multimillion euro projects by the European Commission on regional growth and on financialisation and supra-national governance. Catherine Wang was awarded two ESRC projects investigating entrepreneurial capabilities and entrepreneurial orientation respectively. A research grant was awarded by the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship to Cristina Stoian, as an early career researcher, to investigate the role of accountants in supporting the international expansion of SMEs. Francesco Moscone was awarded large research grants by the ESRC and EU on Healthcare Economics and by the EPSRC on credit risk of SMEs.

SEIB research has been published in leading journals including: Academy of Management Journal; Academy of Management Review; British Journal of Industrial Relations; British Journal of Management; Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice; Human Resource Management; International Business Review; International Journal of Human Resource Management; International Marketing Review; Journal of Business Ethics; Journal of Business Research; Journal of International Management; Journal of International Business Studies; Journal of Small Business Management; Journal of World Business; Management International Review;  Organization Science; Organization Studies; Regional Studies; Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal; and Work, Employment and Society. (Journals listed in alphabetical order.)