Call for papers

We welcome abstract submissions related to regional innovation policy, in relation, but not limited, to the following themes:

  • Sustainability and technology transition policies
  • Social and inclusive innovation
  • Environmental and green technologies
  • Renewable and nuclear energy innovation for clean growth
  • Radical, breakthrough, and exaptive innovation
  • Technological collaboration and networking
  • Core-periphery technological convergence
  • Technological multi-specialization in regions

We encourage submissions from scholars, practitioners, innovators, and leaders who are forging ahead with strategies to shift towards sustainability and technological change in regions.

We welcome contributions that develop innovative approaches in concepts, theory, methods, or analysis, and have deep or broad implications to inform place-sensitive strategies for sustainable and technological transitions in clusters and multi-specialized regions.

Extended abstracts should contain a minimum of 500 words and a maximum of 1.500 words. Extended abstracts can contain figures, tables, and/or images, which are not included in the word count. 

Full papers (optional) should not exceed 8000 words, inclusive of the abstract (maximum 250 words), tables, references, figures, etc.

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Submission deadline:
June 15, 2022

Early registration and presenters deadline:
July 10, 2022