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South East European Research Centre 

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The 2019 European Triple Helix Congress on Responsible Innovation & Entrepreneurship  

© 2019 ETHAC

SPECIAL SESSIONS & TRACKS (ongoing updates):

  • Quadruple helix collaborations for responsible innovation: Processes, Procedures, People & Impact (Chairs: Dr Vincent Blok, Dr Renate Wesselink, Dr Eugen Popa, Wageningen University, The Netherlands). Read more.    

  • Digital transformation & environmentally sustainable business model innovation (Chairs: Prof Lenny Koh, Dr Adrian Solomon, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom).  

STANDARD SESSIONS & TRACKS (download here the call for papers in PDF): 

  • Regional & national innovation systems 

    • Triple, quadruple, quintuple, n-tuple helix advances, hybrid organizations and multi-stakeholder groups 

    • Smart specialization & policy making 

    • Knowledge and technology transfer 

    • Developing innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems

    • University-industry collaboration 

    • Science & technological parks 

  • Advances in responsible research and innovation components

    • Responsible innovation, open access, gender equality, science education, civic engagement in research

    • Governance

    • Open science  

    • Territorial responsible research & innovation 

  • Fostering sustainable development goals through responsible innovation & entrepreneurship 

    • Circular economy & circular business models 

    • Lean startups and environmentally sustainable entrepreneurship 

    • Smart cities and sustainable development

    • Social innovation and sustainable development

    • Multi-stakeholder partnerships in light of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 

  • Entrepreneurship, startups & scale-ups 

    • Cross-cultural understanding of innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainability

    • Financing innovations and entrepreneurial ventures

    • Entrepreneurship and the knowledge based economy

  • Disruptive technologies & responsible innovation 

    • Blockchain 

    • Organisational productivity 

    • Industry 4.0 

    • Smart and transparent contracts