Workshop "CREATIVE SPARK"
Indiana University Europe Gateway, Berlin, Germany.
08-09 March 2019
Submission Deadline: February 15, 2019 (1700 GMT Time) for extended abstracts or full papers.
There is no workshop charge (by invitation only).
David B. Audretsch State Indiana University, USA
Maksim Belitski, University of Reading, UK
Alessandra Colombelli, Politechnico di Torino, Italy
Tommaso Minola, University of Bergamo, ItalyKeynote
David B. Audretsch, Indiana University, Editor-in-Chief, Small Business Economics Journal
Background The power of creativity, knowledge and innovation is increasingly visible in the global economy. In the developing and developed countries entrepreneurs in many aspects outperforming incumbents in terms of contribution to value creation, number of jobs and businesses created.This workshop will specifically address issues, which have been shown to affect innovation and entrepreneurship. By considering both micro- industry- regional- and national-level issues, the workshop welcomes interdisciplinary in nature multi-level research on this topic. We are looking to collect exemplary theoretical, empirical and methodological research that showcase alternative, rebel or (and) creative approaches to existing theoretical concepts, empirical strategies and methods in entrepreneurship and innovation research.
Theoretical and empirical contributions from the following areas are welcome:
Start-ups, scale-ups and high growth firms
New venture performance and survival
Schumpeterian and Kirznerian entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship policy interventions
Micro/Macro/Global ecosystems Academic entrepreneurship and academic spin-outs
Micro/Macro/Global entrepreneurship ecosystems
Responsible Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Knowledge Creation/Knowledge Commercialization: A Multi–level Approach
Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Absorptive capacity and Innovation
Digitization as entrepreneurship / innovation strategy
Policy Implementation as Institutionalization
This workshop is distinct from other workshops given the unique match between the theme and the local setting in Berlin, Germany which is known as the European creative hub and its dynamic ecosystem which produces world-beating companies and has one of the largest number of tech start-ups in Europe and the world.
Submit your paper (abstract) to : firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 February 2019. Confirmations within 3 days after submission but not later than 17 February 2019.
The workshop is jointly sponsored by University of Reading, Indiana University and the British Council "Creative Spark" project.
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