When the Berlin wall came down 30 years ago, no one knew where this would take the city, or Europe as a whole. Unforeseeable threats came along with radically new opportunities. Especially the latter attracted an international, diverse crowd of curious and creative people who turned the city into the vibrant hotspot for innovation and entrepreneurship it is today - a “brain city”. 40,000 new start-ups per year, numerous innovation hubs of larger companies, and leading-edge research and science facilities attract newcomers while the development of the city and its infrastructure struggle to keep up with its growth. Where east meets west, in a capital city crammed with history and ideas, where ambitious sustainability goals meet challenging hurdles to be overcome.
The ISPIM Innovation Conference 2020, “Innovating Our Common Future” is a three-day event that brings together world-renowned experts on innovation management. Researchers, managers, business and thought leaders will share insights on innovation management hot-topics. Submissions from academic, research, consulting, industry, intermediary and policy are encouraged. Submissions on the focus themes of values-based and sustainability-oriented innovation are particularly sought.
Values-based and sustainability-oriented innovation management:
Values-based Innovation Management
Innovation Management to address the UN’s SDGs
Sustainability-oriented Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Scaling strategies/Diffusion Polices for Environmental Innovation
Impact measurement and sustainability assessment of start-ups
Transition Strategies for Growing and Transforming Cities
You are invited to share insights on the above-mentioned topics or on other key societal challenges related to sustainable development, and to provide and demonstrate approaches, solutions and best practices for values-based and sustainability-oriented innovation management.
Changing customer and stakeholder values and normative frameworks such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the United Nations create new challenges and opportunities for innovation. We call for demonstrations of innovation approaches and solutions for key societal challenges on local, regional and global levels and how these can create our common innovation future.
AI and Innovation (including Big Data)*
Creativity in Innovation (by EACI)
Design and Design Thinking for Innovation
Digital Disruption & Digital Transformation*
Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Start-Ups & SMEs
Futures & Foresight*
Health, Healthcare & Innovation Management
Innovation Leadership & Organisational Culture
Innovation Management Methods for Industry*
Innovation Policies & Instruments
Innovation Standards & Certification*
Innovation Training, Teaching & Coaching*
Measurement of Innovation
Methods & Skills for Innovation Management Research*
Open Innovation for Innovation
Platforms, Ecosystems and Supply Chains
Transferring Knowledge for Innovation
* denotes Special Interest Group
24 January 2020: Outlines Only (All Submissions)**
21 February 2020: Acceptance Notification**
1 May 2020: Final Submissions (including papers, profiles & photos) PLUS registration and receipt of payment
29 May 2020: Presentation Slides
Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings with an ISBN and included online in EBSCOhost and ProQuest. Authors may withhold their papers from proceedings on request. Leading papers will form a Special Issue in both International Journal of Innovation Management and Technology Innovation Management Review. Selected papers will also be entered, where suitable, into ISPIM's associated journals: Creativity and Innovation Management; Futures & Foresight Science; International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management; International Journal of Technology Management; International Journal of Technology Marketing; R&D Management Journal; Technological Forecasting and Social Change; Technovation.