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Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI

10th International Conference on Regional Innovation Policies

Time and Places:

  • Doctoral day: Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 9.00 a.m. till 5.00 p.m.; Bureau d’Economie Théorique et Appliquée (BETA), Faculté des Sciences Économiques et de Gestion, 61 avenue de la Forêt Noire, 67085 Strasbourg Cedex, France

  • Conference: Thursday, 15 October 2015, 9.00 a.m. till Friday, 16 October 2015, 4.00 p.m.; Tulla Lecture Hall (University Building 11.40), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT, Kaiserstraße 12, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

The Fraunhofer ISI together with the Chair of Economic Policy at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and BETA Strasbourg are members of the international Regional Innovation Policy (RIP) Network. During the last nine years, RIP members organized workshops and conferences at different locations in Europe. The three institutes are now organizing the 10th International Conference on Regional Innovation Policies. Target group are researchers, practitioners and policy-makers with main work focus on regional innovation systems, innovation-based regional development and innovation policy.

The conference takes place in Strasbourg and Karlsruhe from 14 to 16 October 2015. A pre-conference doctoral day is scheduled for October 14. It addresses advanced PhD students working in the fields of development of territories with a special focus on innovation, creativity, governance and change. The workshop will be led by internationally renowned senior scientists. The conference will start Thursday, October 15 at 9.00 a.m. and will end Friday, October 16 at 4.00 p.m., conference location is the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

The conference language is English.

More information can be found at the website of the Competence Center Policy and Regions and at the website of the conference.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI analyzes the origins and impacts of innovations. We research the short- and long-term developments of innovation processes and the impacts of new technologies and services on society. On this basis, we are able to provide our clients from industry, politics and science with recommendations for action and perspectives for key decisions. Our expertise is founded on our scientific competence as well as an interdisciplinary and systemic research approach.