Conference Tracks

The 17th Globelics International Conference

Conference Tracks Accepted papers will be organized around parallel paper tracks encompassing:


1. Science, technology and innovation for sustainable development: policy and practice.

2. Agricultural innovation systems and development of rural areas.

3. Strengthening national, regional and local innovation systems: the role of key actors.

4. Creative industries, smart cities and sustainable urban development.

5. Economic and social upgrading: trade policies, FDI, value chains and innovation networks

6. Entrepreneurship, employability and innovation management.

7. Innovation for inclusive development: gender dimension, indigenous knowledge, informal economy, micro and small enterprises.

8. Systemic innovation policies, Complexity, Transformative innovation Policies and Mission oriented innovation policies, in developing countries.

9. Industry 4.0, digitalization and automatization: impacts and challenges for less developed countries.

10. The green economy, environmental technologies and renewable energy

11. Catching-up, Leapfrogging and Structural transformation

12. Democracy and science, technology and innovation research and policy agenda