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XXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference: Blending Tomorrow's Innovation Vintage

ISPIM brings you a really different innovation experience!

For one attractive price, you get access to a comprehensive conference and networking event. Included in the price are:

A three-day, multi-track conference full of thought provoking innovation management content
Excursions to Portuguese Innovation Clusters
Outstanding networking opportunities with delegates from over 50 countries

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19 June 2016 - 22 June 2016

The XXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference – Blending Tomorrow’s Innovation Vintage – will be held in Porto, Portugal on 19-22 June 2016. Organised by ISPIM, in partnership with ANI - Agência Nacional de Inovação (the National Innovation Office of Portugal), this conference is aimed at innovation researchers, industry executives, thought leaders and policy makers.

Bringing together around 500 innovation experts from 50 countries, the packed 3.5 day programme includes:
 - Multi-track sessions that mix industry, academia, science and government
 - Dedicated sessions and communities on innovation challenges for research, business and government
 - Showcasing innovation success in the host city with interactive and informative site visits
 - High-profile networking events each night, ISPIM-style

Submissions from academic, research, consulting, industry, intermediary and policy organisations will focus on the following general themes or the conference focus themes:

 - Technology entrepreneurship & the Creative Industries (Focus Theme)
 - Innovating in traditional sectors (Focus Theme)
 - Funding and financing the innovation cycle (Focus Theme)
 - Innovation policies and instruments (Focus Theme)
 - Business Models (SIG)
 - Creativity in Innovation (by EACI) (SIG)
 - Design and Design Thinking for Innovation
 - Early-stage Innovation (SIG)
 - Innovation for Economic, Societal & Environmental Sustainability
 - Innovation Training, Teaching & Coaching (SIG)
 - Living Labs (SIG)
 - Methods & Measurement of Innovation
 - Open Innovation & Collaboration for Innovation (SIG)
 - Service Innovation
 - Strategic Foresight, Strategic Agility & Future Orientation (SIG)
 - Transferring Knowledge for Innovation


innovation, innovation management