The Conference Proceedings (Print ISSN: 2251-2039, E-Periodical ISSN: 2251-2047) will be indexed by EBSCO, CrossRef, Proquest and will be submitted to Scopus, ScienceDirect, Cabell's Directories and amongst others, where applicable.
A book will be collated and published with the top 25-50% accepted papers of the conference which will be available to the public through major online booksellers.
Depending on their importance, originality, quality, relevance and other editorial considerations, eligible research articles will be invited for publication in the International Journal on GSTF Business Review (GBR) ISSN: 2010-4804 which is indexed by EBSCO, CrossRef, Proquest and Cabell's Directories .
Best Paper Awards and Best Student Paper Awards will be conferred at the conference (in order to qualify for the award, the paper must be presented at the conference).
Innovation is the introduction and creation of something new, in the form of an idea, skill, product, service or process, that helps improve an organization or society. The Annual International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IE) hopes to introduce a wider view of innovation as new methods of creating value and to focus on research, that study innovative processes, organizational practices, systems, supply chain design and other mechanisms that are related to operations in practice.
This conference aims to explore policies, measures and mechanisms for promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in various areas.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Leveraging e-skills for innovation in the knowledge society
- Managing and Leveraging Complexity, Creativity and Innovation in SMEs
- Trust, Respect, Culture and Collaboration Issues for SMEs in SEE vs. other regions (EU and other)
- Leadership and Management practices that can be applied to SMEs
- SME Knowledge management and technology transfer
- SME Business process modeling
- New Technology Ventures Financing
- Business incubation management and leadership
- Human Resources Practices for promoting innovation for SMEs
- SMEs’ Entrepreneurship as an Innovation Driver
- Governmental and regional policies on entrepreneurship and innovation
- Entrepreneurial Universities and Entrepreneurial Innovation Clusters
- Entrepreneurship education
- University – Industry collaboration
- ICT and SME Regional competitiveness
- SMEs and the role of the Innovation Zone (business centers and incubators)
- Intangibles Valuation and Intellectual Property Rights
- Innovative Supply Chain Management practices in SEE
- Innovative Supply Chains
- Information Technology proliferation in SEE SMEs
- Opportunities and barriers for closer cooperation between South East European SMEs in Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Strategic Integration vs. Flexibility and SME Competitiveness
- Innovation Clusters, Technology Transfer and Social Entrepreneurship
- Social Networking as Driver of EICs formation
- Science & Technology Parks and EICs
- Young and Women Entrepreneurs development via EICs
- Benchmarking of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Best Practices in the region
- Innovation policy in SMEs
- The role of the State and Public Policy with regards to SME Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Innovation in enterprise education including methods and business succession
- From innovation to businesses: commercializing processes with students and/or spin offs
- Models of business incubation, business successions and transfers, promotion and implementation, projects
- Campus entrepreneurship
- Creativity in entrepreneurship and in enterprise education
- Entrepreneurship models such as growth entrepreneurship, portfolio
- Measuring impacts and effects
- Research into entrepreneurship intentions, motivation, attitudes, identity