Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Call for conference papers: 7th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

7th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Co-organised by

  • National Entrepreneurship Research Centre, Tsinghua University
  • Technology and management for Development Centre, University of Oxford

Call for papers:

The 7th Annual Conference for the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (AIE2014) will be held in Beijing,China,on 5th-7th September 2014. The National Entrepreneurship Research Center based in School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, will host the event on the Tsinghua campus. The AIE conference has been successfully held since 2008, and attracted more than 1,500 scholars from more than 27 countries. The AIE Conference provides a broad platform to convene scholars from around the world to present research and to stimulate discussions on critical research issues and new developments in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


The conference focuses on discussions mainly covering the following topics of interest but is not limited to:
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial strategies for firms in global markets
  • Industrial focus in innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Management of technological innovations
  • Patenting and licensing management
  • Innovation and corporate venture
  • New business creation process
  • Technology-based venturing
  • Venture capital and entrepreneurial finance
  • Creation and management of family business
  • Entrepreneurship environment and policy

Award and Publication

The conference committee will award one Best Paper Award co-sponsored by Emerald Publishing, the publisher of the Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies. This award will be made at the conference to a paper selected from among the full papers submitted to the conference. When submitting a full paper, please indicate whether you wish your paper to be considered for the Best Paper Award. Submission for the Best Paper Award will be treated as consent to publish the paper in the Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies.
Authors are invited to submit full papers and Professional Development workshops (PDW) proposals. Papers and proposals will be selected by the Conference Committee consisting of a panel of international scholars. The submitting authors will be notified of the Conference Committee’s decision by June 30, 2014. Please submit the paper and proposals in electronic format (PDF files only) to:
For general help and administrative matters, please contact AIE Support at