Our community relies on the current crop of PhD researchers to develop the insights, theories and tools to shape the future of innovation management thinking and action. The ISPIM Innovation Management Dissertation Award, sponsored by RMIT University, will reward this endeavour. Entries from students who completed their PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in innovation management between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2021 are welcome. For detailed information please download the Full Award Details.
Authors of the three best dissertations, as selected by the Scientific Panel, will be invited to attend the ISPIM Innovation Conference in June 2022 for free where the winner will receive a prize of € 2000 and each runner-up a prize of € 1250.
Deadline for 2022 submissions: 18 February 2022
Check out the top 30 dissertations from the 2019 Award in the edited book "The Crest of the Innovation Management Research Wave" published by Vernon Press.
Dissertation Prize Panel
2021 Julia Schmitt
2020 Paul Wiegmann
2019 Marta Morais-Storz
2018 Amber Guerts
2017 Balazs Szatmari
2016 You-Na Lee