ECIE Future and Past

11th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Hosted by: The JAMK University of Applied Science, Jyväskylä, Finland
15-16 September 2016

Purchase Proceedings

The Electronic Proceedings from ECIE are included in your registration and are available to download for conference participants.  They are also available to purchase in 2 different formats.

  • CD Version - £50 plus Postage  and Packaging
  • Printed Version - £60 plus Postage and Packaging

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The Winners at ECIE 2016 Jyväskylä, Finland

PhD Winner

AAA David X PhD 

Towards Entrepreneurial Motivation: The Self-Determination Theory Approach
David Iremadze, Vancouver Island University, Canada


Poster Winner

AAA Poster (2)

Creating Collective Leadership Capacity Using 21st Century Digital Tools: A View From the Caribbean
Sandra Figaro-Henry, Lisa Wickham and Freddy James, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

ECIE 2016 Teaching Innovation and Entrepreneurship Excellence Awards Winners

1st Place

aaa Clinto 1st place comp
New Enterprise Development
Eric Clinton, Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland

ECIE 2016 Excellence Awards Finalists

aaa comp finalists

Joint 2nd Place

aaa Stevenson 2nd place compOamk LABs
Ulla-Maija Seppänen, Kari-Pekka Heikkinen and Blair Stevenson, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finlan

Joint 2nd Place

aaa Rajiv 2nd place comp

Gamification of Entrepreneurship Education Using Design Thinking
Rajiv Basaiawmoit, Aarhus University, Denmark

Joint 3rd Place

aaa tim hill 3rd place comp The Salesforce Business Systems Innovation Labs: A Storification/Social Media Approach for iGeneration Engagement Timothy Hill, San Jose State University, USA  

Joint 3rd Place

AAA Schmidt 3 compt

Learners Owning Entrepreneurship and Innovating Innovation Management: A Case Study
Tom Schmidt and Christelle Scharff, Pace University, Sara Thermer, Limassol Zok, NYU Tandon School Of Engineering, USA


Executive Committee

Conference Chair: Dr. Minna Tunkkari-Eskelinen, Dc. (Econ.), JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Jyväskylä, Finland

Programme Chair: Dr. Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, Finland

Executive Committee:

Minna Tunkkari-Eskelinen, JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Jyväskylä, Finland

Iiris Aaltio, Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, Finland

Keynote Speakers:

Henry Etzkovitz, Stanford University, USA
Triple Helix Innovation in a Crisis Era

Heikki Lyytinen, Jyväskylä University, Finland
From University Research to Social Innovations

Charlotta Johnsson, Lund University, Sweden
The Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship - A Game-Based Teaching Approach

Tanja Leppäaho,University of Jyväskylä, School of Business and Economics, Finland




A Message of Thanks

We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of the co-hosts The JAMK University of Applied Science, Jyväskylä, Finland and the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, Finland along with assistance provided by the Conference and Programme Co-chairs and keynote speakers. The stream and mini track chairs are to be applauded for their efforts in ensuring that timekeeping requirements were respected by all participants and the chair and discussants of the PhD Colloquium are thanked for their invaluable contribution to this important part of the conference.

Finally, we value and unreservedly acknowledge the essential role performed by the executive and programme committees in respect of the double blind review process.

We trust that the overall the conference exceeded your expectations; we welcome your feedback.

ECIE 2015 Winners

The role of empathy in social enterprise
Anna Kopec, Richard Hazenberg and Fred Seddon, University of Northampton, England

(Un)Doing Gender in Entrepreneurship Education
Stephanie Birkner, Davy Vercruysse, Carl von Ossietzky University ofOldenburg, Germany

Business Team Tech: Cross-Disciplinary Working for High-Growth Start-Ups
 Carol Jarvis and Jill Burnett, University of the West of England.

FACE - Future Authentic Creative Entrepreneurs
 Dick de Vries , Sabine  Mueller,GunnarSpellmeyer, Doerte Roloff, FennyLücker,Vaidas Levickis, and MichalSvarrer DamkjaerBurgundy School of Business - ESC Dijon, France

Rainer Harms, UniversityTwente / NIKOS, TheNetherlands

X-Factor in Entrepreneurship
 Firuz Zare, R&D,Danfoss Drive, Denmark

The implementation of a large scale project Creating Macedonian Innovative Youth
Radmil  Polenakovik, Ss. Cyril and MethodiusUniversity, Republic of Macedonia



ECIE 2015 Executive Committee

Conference Co-ChairsProf Luca Beltrametti and Prof Renata Paola Dameri, University of Genoa, Italy

Programme Co-Chairs: Prof Renata Paola Dameri, Prof. Roberto Garelli and Prof. Marina Resta, University of Genoa, Italy



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