ECIE Call for Papers

Academic Conference Call for Papers


  • Academic Papers
  • Case Studies
  • PhD Papers
  • Work in-Progress Papers
  • Posters
  • Non- Academic Contributions
  • Product Demonstrations
  • Round Table Discussion Proposals


ECIE Call for Papers

ECIE 2020 is an opportunity for academics, practitioners and consultants from around the world who are involved in the study, management and development of innovation and entrepreneurship in business, the public sector and in education to come together and exchange ideas.

There are several strong strands of research and interest that are developing in the area including Entrepreneurial Education and Learning, Triple Helix Interactions as a tool for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship of Women and Minority Groups and Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Smart Cities, to mention only a few.

Now in its 15th year, this conference is well established as a key event for individuals researching and working in the field from around the world.

All Papers accepted for ECIE after the double-blind peer review process will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment.  The Proceedings is a published book with an ISBN and ISSN

Please see the ECIE  Call for Papers, important dates below.

Key Topic/ Mini Tracks

Key Topics

  • Management of innovation
  • Economics of innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship for educators
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship in business
  • International innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Social innovation
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship in minority groups

For more information on Submission Topics, or to submit an Abstract please click here

Mini Tracks

In addition to the main conference topics above, the advisory group invite suggestions for mini tracks. If you would be interested in preparing and chairing a mini track, please contact the Conference Manager, Annette Young

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline26 February 2020
Notification of abstract acceptance08 March 2020
Full paper due for review16 April 2020
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)25 June 2020
Earlybird registration closes09 July 2020
Final paper due (with any changes)23 July 2020
Final Author registration date13 August 2020
Excellence awards abstract submission01 April 2020
Excellence awards notification of abstract acceptance
12 April 2020
Excellence awards full case history submission22 May 2020
Excellence awards finalists announced29 June 2020