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The ISPIM Innovation Management Dissertation Award​

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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 Universitywill 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



Full Award Details

Support Letter Template - Outline Template - Past Finalists' Outlines

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.

Previous Winners