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Dear AIB-colleagues, 


This is a gentle reminder that the submission deadline (30 March) for the
workshop on “INNOVATION IN EMERGING ECONOMIES” is rapidly approaching. 


The event takes place from the 13 – 14 July 2017 at the Technical University
Berlin (Germany). The aim of the workshop is to discuss novel research on
innovation and technological upgrading in the BRICS countries as well as
less researched emerging economies. We invite submissions addressing, but
not limited to, the following topics:


-              Measurement and indicators

-              Sector and technological dynamics

-              New innovation patterns and business models

-              FDI, multinational enterprises and innovation

-              Upgrading in global value chains

-              Innovation policy


Keynote Speakers


Maria Savona

Professor of Innovation and Evolutionary Economics (University of Sussex –
SPRU, United Kingdom)


Glenda Kruss

Deputy Executive Director for the Centre for Science, Technology and
Innovation Indicators (HSRC, South Africa)


Mike Morris

Professor of Economics (University of Cape Town, South Africa)



Please submit your extended abstract to [log in to unmask]
by the 30 March 2017. The extended abstract should carry the name of all
authors, all contact details and should summarize the content of the paper
(no longer than 2 pages).


Submissions presented at the conference are considered for publication in
two related special issues scheduled for 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’?”

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


We offer a number of travel allowances for young researchers and/or
researchers from transition and developing countries.


For the complete call for papers as well as up-to-date information on the
workshop, please visit our workshop homepage
<> .


We appreciate your contributions and intend to create a very productive
forum for professional exchange and networking for scholars of different
disciplinary background. We also recommend this occasion for a short visit
to Berlin. During summer it is simply a very exciting place to be.



Kind regards,


Björn Jindra


Associate Professor for International Business
Copenhagen Business School (CBS)
Department of International Economics & Management
Porcelænshaven 24A, 1.sal
DK-2000 Frederiksberg
Phone: +45 3815 2574
Email: [log in to unmask]


University of Bremen

Faculty of Business Studies and Economics

Hochschulring 4

28359 Bremen


Phone:+49 (0)421 218 666 33

Fax: +49 (0)421 218 98 666 33

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