The Universidad Politécnica de Valencia with its Instituto IDEAS has the honor to host the 5th CONIDEAS International Conference from Wednesday, November 26th to Friday, November 28th, 2008.
The conference will take place at the Paraninfo of the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV), in the main campus of the University (Campus de Vera). This venue is located near the seashore and it takes only a short ride to reach the historic center of the city, the museums and other places of interest.
Under the title “Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship: from University to Industry”, the 5th CONIDEAS International Conference provides an international forum for scientific presentations focusing on fostering debate concerning best practices, strategies and policies aimed to support knowledge intensive entrepreneurship, between scientists and professionals from different fields.
The Scientific sessions of the conference include the following topics:
· Entrepreneurship Encouragement at Universities and Science Parks.
· Drivers and sources of knowledge intensive entrepreneurship.
· Barriers to knowledge intensive entrepreneurship.
· New paradigms for Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship.
· Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship support programs and networks.
· The role of Universities and Science Parks in the creation and development of knowledge intensive firms.
· Knowledge intensive entrepreneurship and intellectual property issues.
· Business incubation.
· Business process modeling for Knowledge Intensive Firms.
· Knowledge intensive firms as a technology transfer option.
· University-Knowledge Intensive Firms collaboration.
· The regional context of entrepreneurship and innovation.
· Regional entrepreneurship support policies.
· The effects of new policies and regulations.
· Methods/measures for investigating knowledge intensive entrepreneurship.
· Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship as regional development foster.
· Financing Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship: business angels, seed capital, etc.
· International comparisons of knowledge intensive entrepreneurship development.
You are invited to submit an abstract for an oral presentation or a poster. Abstracts must be submitted online by June 10th, 2008 at firstname.lastname@example.org
You will find an abstract pattern on the CONIDEAS website. Authors with accepted abstracts must submit their full manuscript by September 10th, 2008.
Further information regarding registration, hotels and social programme is available on the CONIDEAS web-site www.conideas.upv.es