3rd European Conference on Corporate R&D – CONCORD – 2011

The European Commission’s Directorates Joint Research Centre (JRC) and Research and Innovation (RTD) invite submissions of abstracts to be presented at the Third European Conference on Corporate R&D (CONCORD2011). The conference will take place on October 6 th 2011 in Seville, Spain, hosted in the premises of the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS).

By putting research and innovation at the centre of the EU’s Europe 2020 strategy for jobs and growth, the need for urgent action in the field of innovation has been recognised. In the light of the recently launched key initiatives of “Innovation Union” and an “Industrial Policy for the Globalised Era”, the CONCORD Conferences address the economics of corporate R&D and innovation and their impact on firms’ productivity, efficiency, competitiveness, and employment. In this regard, CONCORD 2011 will focus on the dynamics of Europe’s industrial structure and the growth of innovative firms.

Seville, Spain

Conference takes place:
Oct 06, 2011 – Oct 06, 2011

Paper Submission Deadline:
Apr 15, 2011



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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