The call for papers for the 4th Geography of Innovation Conference is now open.

We welcome submissions of Full Papers and Extended Abstracts (minimum 3 pages).

All submissions (regular and special sessions) must be made electronically on this website.

Language for the paper/abstract : English

Extended deadline: September 20th of 2017

All submissions will be peer-reviewed: For regular sessions, papers and extended abstracts will be reviewed by two members of the Scientific Committee. For special sessions, papers and extended abstracts will be reviewed by the Session Manager and the Organizing Committee. The results will be individually sent to each author by email.

Contributions relating, but not limited, to the following topics are welcome :

Special Sessions

Regular sessions

  • Eco-innovation and sustainability
  • Creativity, creative class and urban development
  • Entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development
  • University-industry relations
  • Globalisation of innovation and knowledge
  • Geography of science
  • Social innovation and inclusive growth
  • Urban agglomerations, externalities and innovation
  • Social capital, institutions and innovation
  • Economic development, growth and innovation
  • Spatial dynamics of innovation networks
  • Science, technology and innovation policies
  • Smart specialisation
  • Mobility of workers, geography, knowledge and innovation
  • MNCs and knowledge spillovers
  • Proximity and innovation
  • Relatedness and the geography of innovation
  • Geography and Open innovation
  • Innovation, Technological Change and Economic Growth
  • FDI, Global Value Chains and Production Networks
  • Green entrepreneurship and green start-ups
  • Inter-organisational networks and R&D collaboration
  • Innovation in developing and emerging economies

In order to maximize participation, we will prioritize the presentation of one paper per author. We encourage you to have several papers being presented at the conference, but if this is the case, we solicit you to organize yourself with your co-authors, and submit a different paper each of you.

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