XXII ISPIM Conference – Sustainability in Innovation

Call for Papers

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

  • Collaboration for innovation (incl. Open Innovation)
  • Culture & team management in innovation
  • Entrepreneurship, venturing, business models &
    financing innovation
  • Innovation training & education
  • Methods and tools for innovation
  • Networks and clusters of innovation
  • Organisational creativity & idea generation
  • Sustainability in Innovation
    (Conference Focus Theme)

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The Conference Focus Theme includes topics such as: sustainable public sector innovation; regional and EU-level innovation policy and initiatives; sustainable value chains; innovation in regulatory frameworks; social entrepreneurship for sustainability; learning from and with ‘bottom of pyramid’ markets; business models to exploit sustainable innovation opportunities; skills, partnerships, technology and incentive systems for sustainability in innovation management.


Important Submission Deadlines:


  • 31 December 2010: Outlines Only (All Submissions)
  • 31 January 2011: Acceptance Notification
  • 29 April 2011: Final Submissions (including papers, slides, profiles & photos) together with registration and payment



About timpohlmann

Tim Pohlmann is a post-doctoral researcher in economics at Mines ParisTech and Berlin Institute of Technology. He specializes in the economic analysis of markets for technology. He earned his doctoral degree with the highest distinctions in August 2012 from the Berlin Institute of Technology with a dissertation on patenting and coordination in ICT standardization. Tim’s research covers the empirical analysis of the trade of patents, patent trolls, standardization consortia and patent pools. He has presented his work at a large number of international conferences. Tim has been actively involved in preparing studies for the European Commission and the German Federal Government on the role of patents in technological standardization and business models in Open Source Software. Doctoral Thesis SSRN author page
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