Conference Theme

Conference Theme

In the proposed theme “Innovation Across Boundaries: Historical Reflection and Future Vision”, covers the knowledge and social capital accrued in the R&D Management community in relation to innovation management and practices over the past 40 years.  The theme refers to the origins and trajectory of the topic area as well as assessing current state of the art trends in Innovation Management. The conference theme offers an opportunity for a broad range of contemporary Innovation related topics including,

New Product Development

Innovation Management

Innovation Processes and Models

Open Innovation

R&D Policy

Commercialisation Pathways

Social Innovation

Frugal Innovation

Innovation and disruptive technology

Closed Loop Innovation

Design for Innovation

Ecosystems and Collaboration

Innovation in SMEs

Business Models for Innovation

Alternative Markets, Innovation and Growth

Technology Driven Innovation

Organisation Climate


In addition an open call for special track proposals and specialist workshops will be disseminated.