The 8th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development will be held between 18th ‘“and 19th of June 2015 in Sheffield U.K. ICEIRD 2015 brings together academics and practitioners to share knowledge and insight based on the latest research on entrepreneurship, economic resilience, smart growth and competitiveness.
ICEIRD 2015 aims to address key factors in fostering entrepreneurship at national and regional level; Examine entrepreneurial vitality and innovation processes; Understand the role of enterprise education in creating future entrepreneurial activity; Explore cultural and political barriers of entrepreneurship in the global economy; Share good practice in innovation research and business development; Facilitate regional partnerships and promote open innovation networks; Strengthen the regional and international network among representatives from EU member states and elsewhere.
The conference welcomes empirical, conceptual, theoretical and methodological papers for the following tracks:
- The social and spatial enactment of entrepreneurship
- Resilience and Entrepreneurship
- Entrepreneurship, employment and exclusion
- Networks and Innovation
- Tackling enterprise in the informal economy in South-East Europe (and beyond)
- Social entrepreneurship
- Enterprise Education
- Entrepreneurship, policy and society
Submission of abstracts deadline: 30th January 2015
For guidelines on submissions and detailed info please click here.