Conference Theme

Conference Theme

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In the proposed theme “Innovation Across Boundaries: Historical Reflection and Future Vision”, covers the knowledge and social capital accrued in the R&D Management community in relation to innovation management and practices over the past 40 years.  The theme refers to the origins and trajectory of the topic area as well as assessing current state of the art trends in Innovation Management. The conference theme offers an opportunity for a broad range of contemporary Innovation related topics including,

ECOSYSTEMS and COLLABORATION

  • University-Industry collaborations

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

GRAND CHALLENGES INNOVATION

  • Innovation Across Boundaries
  • Innovation and disruptive technology
  • Innovation in SMEs
  • Innovation Management
  • Innovation Processes and Models
  • Design for Innovation
  • Open Innovation

INNOVATION ENVIRONMENT

  • Alternative Markets, Innovation and Growth

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

  • Organisational Learning
  • Knowledge workers

METRICS

  • Tools and Techniques

ORGANISATION

  • Business Models for Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Strategic Management
  • Organisation Climate
  • R&D Policy
  • New Product Development
  • Marketing
  • Commercialisation Pathways

SERVICE INNOVATION

SOCIAL INNOVATION

  • Society
  • Social impact
  • Social Innovation
  • Frugal Innovation

STRATEGIC THEMES

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Measurement Science and Enabling Technologies
  • Ocean, Air and Space
  • Society and Policy

SUSTAINABILITY

  • Closed Loop Innovation and sustainability
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management

TECHNOLOGY

  • Technology Driven Innovation

In addition an open call for special track proposals and specialist workshops will be disseminated.

Call for Proposals now open!

Please visit our Conference Tracks page for information on the Call for Proposals.

Timeline for Submission

Call for Tracks Deadline – 28th October

Decisions for acceptance of tracks- 4th November

Call for Papers  (structured abstracts)  opens 11th November

Abstract submission deadline – 3rd February

Decisions on abstracts and papers – 18th March

Full Paper Submission Deadline- 5th May 2020

Registration Fees

Early Bird: £515

Early-Student: £415

Standard: £615

Standard Student: £515

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