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Entrepreneurship in the Raw Materials Sector
Proceedings of the LIMBRA International Scientific Conference

ISBN 9781032195964
Published March 28, 2022 by CRC Press
180 Pages

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Book Description

The Entrepreneurship in the Raw Materials Sector proceeding is a collection of papers focusing on the macroeconomic aspects of green growth, the business opportunities in the raw materials sector, and the challenges in entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship training. These papers were presented during the closing conference of LIMBRA (‘Decreasing the negative outcomes of brain drain in the raw materials sector‘), a project funded by EIT Raw Materials in the period of 2019-2021. LIMBRA primarily aims at generating new entrepreneurial ideas in the raw materials sector, and to encourage engineering students graduating in raw materials-related programmes to start their own businesses. This proceeding offers a good summary of our approach, and our results: identify the critical trends in the macroeconomic environment; learn about the specifics of the raw materials markets; develop new business ideas, and rely on your local ecosystem for extra knowledge, mentoring; and finally, help students to "Become stay-at-home entrepreneurs".

Table of Contents

Top OECD performers in green growth – an FOI model analysis
Zoltán Bartha

A comprehensive indicator set for measuring the sustainable energy performance in the European Union
Tekla Szép, Tamás Pálvölgyi, Éva Kármán-Tamus

Challenges for Universities in the aspect of the Growing Importance of the Sustainable Development and Circular Economy
Marta Sukiennik

Research on employee bonus systems in Polish enterprises
Magdalena Czernikiewicz, Katarzyna Styk

Mentoring as a tool supporting the development of student entrepreneurship in the raw materials industry
Aneta Napieraj

Entrepreneurial opportunities in the waste management sector in Hungary
Andrea Sáfrányné Gubik, Ágnes Horváth, Mónika Kis-Orloczki, Katalin Lipták

Ecology aspect of CSR- What is the social plastic?
Gábor Mélypataki

Analyzing Entrepreneurship-Growth nexus across High and Low income countries
Aku-Sika Buah

Business Model Analysis for the scope of entrepreneurship in solar drying field in the European region
Baibhaw Kumar, László Berényi, Zoltán Szamosi, Gábor L. Szepesi

Bio-solution for global sand crisis and sustainable organic agriculture in desert states
Darina Štyriaková, Iveta Štyriaková, Jaroslav Suba, Felix Föhre

Recovering oxides from construction waste as an alternative raw material for the production of cement clinker
Katarzyna Styk, Olga Świniarska

The Circular Economy in Polish Industry - Analysis of the Issue and Opportunities for Implementation
Karolina Zybała

Trends in material recovery of waste
Lucia Domaracká, Taušová, Janičkan

Applying real-life problem-solving learning methodologies to train entrepreneurship students in the raw materials sector
Ana Arroyo Muñoz, Javier Mendibil Eguiluz

Use of augmented reality as a support for visualization of urban data
Filip Beneš, Jiri Svub, Veroslav Holusa, Simona Matuskova

Coal-fired Power Plants in the Crossfire of the European Union’s Energy and Climate Policy
Ágnes Horváth, Adrienn Takácsné Papp, Péter Bihari

Spent pickling liquor as industrial waste recover opportunities
Hanna Zakiyya, Tamás Kékesi

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1. Zoltan Bartha holds a Master’s degree in business economics, and got his PhD at the University of Miskolc in Management and Organisation sciences in 2006. He has worked at the University of Miskolc since 2003, where he is the head of the Institute of Economic Theory and Methodology. He is the member of the Scientific Committee on Futures Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. His current academic position at the University of Miskolc is Associate Professor, where he teaches Economic Policy, Institutional Economics, Economics and Economic Theory. He is experienced in macroeconomic modelling, and has many publication related to the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Zoltan is the project manager of LIMBRA.

2. Tekla Szép is an Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Institute of World and Regional Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Miskolc. Currently, besides her other preoccupations, she is an institutional EIT KIC Raw Materials Coordinator and member of the EIT KIC RM Steering Committee. She is an economist and her research interests are focused on environmental and energy economics with special emphasis given to the circular economy, industry 4.0, energy policy, energy transition, energy efficiency and energy poverty. In addition to her work, she has also directed a variety of national and international EU funded projects. She has vast experience in proposal writing, project management and evaluation, policy monitoring. Tekla has been cooperating with consortium partners and colleagues from different European universities, companies, national and international organizations, governments. She holds a PhD in Management and Business Administration.

3. Katalin Lipták graduated in Economist at the University of Miskolc, Faculty of Economics in 2008 and she graduated in Law at the University of Miskolc, Faculty of Law in 2015. She defended her Ph.D. dissertation in 2013. Katalin is an associate professor of University of Miskolc, Faculty of Economics and head of department of Labour Market and Employment Policy. She is editorial board member of the Eastern European Business and Economics Journal. She is editor-in-chief of Socialis Series in Social Science journal.

4. Dora Szendi is an Assistant Professor of the Institute of World and Regional Economics, University of Miskolc. Since 2016 besides that, she is the secretary of the Hantos Elemér Doctoral School of Business, Management and Regional Sciences. She is an economists and her main research field is regional sciences, the analysis of territorial inequalities with special regards on peripheral regions in Central Eastern Europe. She holds a PhD also in this research topic. Besides that, she has experiences in project works; like contribution to spatial development strategies, membership in EU founded projects. She has knowledge in several statistical and spatial econometric tools.