july, 2017

13jul - 14jul 138:00 amjul 14WORKSHOP “INNOVATION IN EMERGING ECONOMIES”Technical University Berlin


Event Details

Call for Papers
13 – 14 July 2017
Technical University Berlin
Berlin, German

Background and Research Topics

Important dates
Submission for extended abstracts: 30 March 2017
Notification of acceptance: 30 April 2017
Registration deadline: 1 July 2017

Please send your submissions to:

More information and updates on the workshop are published on our workshop webpage:

Keynote Speakers

Maria Savona
Professor of Innovation and Evolutionary Economics, University of Sussex, SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit (United Kingdom)

Glenda Kruss
Deputy Executive Director for the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII) in the Human Sciences Research Council (South Africa)

Mike Morris
Professor of Economics and Director of the Policy Research on International Services and Manufacturing (PRISM), University of Cape Town (South Africa)

Invited presenters
Tilman Altenburg (German Development Institute, DE)
Eduardo Amando (Fundação Instituto de Administração, BR)
Slavo Radosevic (University College London, UK)
Andreas Stamm (German Development Institute, DE)
Magdolna Sass (Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, HU)
Daniel Schiller (University of Greifswald, DE)
Priit Vahter (Warwick Business School, UK)
Chan Yuan Wong (University of Malaya, MY)
Local Organising Committee
Knut Blind (Technical University Berlin, DE)
Iciar Dominguez Lacasa (University of Bremen, DE)
Jutta Günther (University of Bremen, DE)
Björn Jindra (Copenhagen Business School, DK)
Michael Nauruschat (Technical University Berlin, DE)
Dirk Meissner, (Higher School of Economics, RF)
Tong-Yaa Su (University of Bremen, DE)


Special Issues
Submissions presented at the conference are considered for publication in two special issues related to
the conference theme scheduled for publication in 2018.

– Technological Forecasting and Social Change has a special issue on “Exploring Technology
Upgrading of Emerging and Transition Economies: From ‘Shifting Wealth I’ to ‘Shifting Wealth II’?”

– The International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development offers a special issue on “Technological Upgrading and Innovation in Emerging Economies”


The workshop is financially supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)  within the framework of projects funded for Innovation and Technology Analysis (ITA).


13 (Thursday) 8:00 am - 14 (Friday) 6:00 pm


Technical University Berlin

Building HBS, Room HBS 010/HBS 002 Hardenbergstrasse 16-18, 10623 Berlin



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