ISPIM Innovation Conference 2016, Porto, Portugal, 19-22 June 2016

Conference | ISPIM Innovation Conference 2016 | Porto, Portugal | 19-22 June 2016 | Submission deadline: 8 January 2016 (Outlines only)

ISPIM LogoThe XXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference 2016 – Blending Tomorrow’s Innovation Vintage – will be held in Porto, Portugal on 19-22 June 2016. Organised by ISPIM, in partnership with ANI – Agência Nacional de Inovação (the National Innovation Office of Portugal), this conference is aimed at innovation researchers, industry executives, thought leaders and policy makers.

Bringing together around 500 innovation experts from 50 countries, the packed 3.5 day programme includes: 

  • Multi-track sessions that mix industry, academia, science and government
  • Dedicated sessions and communities on innovation challenges for research, business and government
  • Showcasing innovation success in the host city with interactive and informative site visits
  • High-profile networking events each night, ISPIM-style

Themes and Tracks

Submissions from academic, research, consulting, industry, intermediary and policy organisations are encouraged and should focus on the following general themes or the conference focus themes:

  • Technology entrepreneurship & the Creative Industries (Focus Theme)
  • Innovating in traditional sectors (Focus Theme)
  • Funding and financing the innovation cycle (Focus Theme)
  • Innovation policies and instruments (Focus Theme)
  • Business Models (SIG)
  • Creativity in Innovation (by EACI) (SIG)
  • Design and Design Thinking for Innovation
  • Early-stage Innovation (SIG)
  • Innovation for Economic, Societal & Environmental Sustainability
  • Innovation Training, Teaching & Coaching (SIG)
  • Living Labs (SIG)
  • Methods & Measurement of Innovation
  • Open Innovation & Collaboration for Innovation (SIG)
  • Service Innovation
  • Strategic Foresight, Strategic Agility & Future Orientation (SIG) 
  • Transferring Knowledge for Innovation

Important Submission Deadlines: 

  • 8 January 2016: Outlines Only (All Submissions)*
  • 5 February 2016: Acceptance Notification*
  • 2 May 2016: Final Submissions (including papers, profiles & photos) PLUS registration and receipt of payment
  • 3 June 2016: Presentation Slides

Find the full call for proposals here.

Conference Publications: 

Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings with an ISBN and included online in EBSCOhost and ProQuest. Authors wishing to withhold their papers from the proceedings may do so on request. All outlines are double-blind evaluated.

Special Issues containing selected papers from this conference will be published in ISPIM’s official journal, The International Journal of Innovation Management, as well as in sections of other associated journals:

  • R&D Management Journal
  • International Journal of Technology Management
  • International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
  • International Journal of Technology Marketing
  • Futures: The Journal of Policy, Planning and Futures Studies
  • Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Creativity and Innovation Management
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