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Open Innovations 2015

Moscow, Russia
October 28 - November 01, 2015

From the 28 September until the 1 November in Moscow’s exhibition complex VDNKh, the annual International Forum for technological development, “Open Innovations”, will be held. It is the largest event in Russia dedicated to the presentation of new technologies and perspectives of international cooperation in the field of innovation. In conjunction with the main theme of the forum: “Humanity in the Center of the Technological Revolution”, discussions will be led on the five key subjects. Each of these subjects is determined by an important area in life, which is rapidly changing under the influence of technology: productivity, habitat, education, health and entertainment.

This year the Forum and Technology Show “Open Innovations” will be held in a new interactive format with presentations and discussions designed to follow the experience of the best international technological forums.


10th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ECIE 2015)

Genoa, Italy
September 17 - 18, 2015

The European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ECIE 2015) provides an international opportunity for scientific discussion and collaboration on a broad range of relevant areas associated to recent trends in innovation. Over the last years, there is a growing recognition in business environments of the key role played by innovation in the creation and success of businesses. At the same time there is an increase in understanding of the need for more sustainable innovation, combining economic, ecologic and social aspects.


The Second International Forum “Social Innovations. Youth League”.

Vologda, Russia
September 03 - 05, 2015

In the beginning of September more than a hundred delegations from Russian and foreign cities will meet in Vologda to share their experiences in the field of innovational municipal practices. The organisers of the event hope that the forum will become an effective platform to discuss the newest methods in the sphere of social planning and creative urbanism, as well as to present successful projects. The main focus will be given to the issue of the participation of youth in the urban development, formation of an active citizen position by taking part in various social programs and volunteering as a form of social activity.


XIII Triple Helix Conference 2015

Beijing, China
August 21 - 23, 2015

The Triple Helix International Conference 2015 will be organized by Tsinghua University. After London, Bandung, Silicon Valley, Madrid, Glasgow, Singapore, Turin, Copenhagen/Lund, Rio de Janeiro, New York, Amsterdam, and Tomsk Chinese capital will host the event that aims to enhance discussion about interaction between university, government, and industry, and its influence on economic development. This year the main topic of the discussions will be: “Academic-Industry-Government Triple Helix Model for Fast-Developing Countries”.

Website: XIII Triple Helix International Conference

XIII International Conference on Innovation and Regional Development

London, United Kingdom
June 28 - 29, 2015

The ICIRD 2015: XIII International Conference on Innovation and Regional Development aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Innovation and Regional Development. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Innovation and Regional Development.


The University-Industry Interaction Conference

Berlin, Germany
June 24 - 26, 2015

The University-Industry Interaction Conference will be the leading international discussion forum for academics, researchers, practitioners and business representatives on university-industry interaction, where theory and practice are equally emphasised in the programme. Over 400 participants from all over the world will gather in Berlin to share knowledge, interact and build new cooperations. This year’s UIIN conference will focus even more on facilitating interaction and creating cooperation. In addition to the academic and practitioner presentations, the conference will also aim its attention at good practice case studies and ‘next-practices’.


21st International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/IEEE )

Belfast, UK
June 22 - 24, 2015

To address this year’s theme of “Engineering Solutions for Societal Challenges”the organisers have framed the main conference topics under six key societal challenges. Each of the modules relates to the compelling problem of the present-day life and aims to find an innovative way to solve it using tools and methods of modern engineering. The conference is hosted by Ulster University Business School.


World of Photonics Congress

Munich, Germany
June 21 - 25, 2015

The International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL 2015) is a global initiative adopted by the United Nations to raise awareness of how optical technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to worldwide challenges in areas such as energy, education, communications, health, and sustainability.
This year the leading congress on photonics in Europe will be held under the auspices of IYL. Key trends and challenges will be discussed during conferences and a series of special symposia for cutting-edge technologies based on light. As plenary speakers some Nobel Prize Laureates are expected. The biggest trade fair for the laser and photonics industry “LASER World of PHOTONICS” will take place in the time of the event.


Nanotech 2015 Conference
TechConnect World Innovation Conference
National SBIR/STTR Conference
National Innovation Summit

Washington, DC
June 14 -17, 2015

The super-event covering global innovation trends in physical and life sciences will be held in US capital in the middle of June. The joint programmes include the Nanotech 2015, the world’s largest nanotechnology conference; TechConnect World Innovation Conference, which aims to accelerate the commercialisation of innovations out of the lab and into industry; the National Small Business Innovation Research / Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Conference and the National Innovation Summit.

Websites: Nanotech 2015
SBIR/STTR Conference
National Innovation Summit

World Conference on Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Istanbul, Turkey
May 28 - 30, 2015

The interdisciplinary gathering aims to build up a high value synergy by assembling the expertise, energy and experience of both the scientific and business sectors, in order to increase social welfare. The conference seeks to tackle business and social needs with important scientific developments in technology, innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of Life and Medicine Sciences, Physical and Engineering Sciences and Social Sciences.


3rd International Conference BioPhotonics 2015

Florence, Italy
May 20 - 22, 2015

The IEEE BioPhotonics Conference is a high-level meeting in the area of light-based techniques for medicine, life science, agriculture, environmental science and many other areas of application. The goal of this Workshop is to bring together researchers worldwide to exchange their knowledge and experience, as well as their research developments in a stimulating multidisciplinary forum of experts.
BioPhotonics 2015 is a listed event under International Year of Light (IYL 2015) programme. This is year the IEEE BioPhotonics Conference will be part of the "Florence Biophotonics Week", which will include also ICOB 2015 (International Conference on Biophotonics, 18-20 May 2015). In the afternoon of May 20th a shared session of both Conferences will be organized.



Budapest, Hungary
May 05 - 07, 2015

Innovation forum organised by the European Institute of Innovation and technology (EIT) will comprise a set of events: the EIT Stakeholder Forum, the EIT Awards, the EIT Roundtables and the EIT Alumni Connect event. The forum aims to promote innovation and encourage entrepreneurship and celebrate entrepreneurial achievements of the EIT ventures and alumni, as well as provide a platform for dialogue between the EIT Community and external stakeholders and enhance collaboration with the wider European innovation society. The event will bring together 600 participants: start-ups, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, higher education and research institutes, EU, national and regional policy makers, and over 100 entrepreneurial students and graduates.



International Conference on Innovation in Economics and Business

Amsterdam, Netherlands
February 12-13, 2015

The 2nd International Conference on Innovation in Economics and Business (ICIEB2015) aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Innovation in Economics and Business, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences inInnovation in Economics and Business and related areas.


International Conference on Innovations in Chemical and Agricultural Engineering (ICICAE’2015)

Kaula Lampur, Malaysia
February 8-9, 2015
The primary goal of the conference is to promote research and developmental activities in Chemical and Agricultural Engineering. Another goal is to promote scientific information interchange between researchers, developers, engineers, students, and practitioners of different parts of the world. The conference will be held regularly to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences in Chemical and Agricultural Engineering as well as in related fields.


International Conference on Innovation and Management (IAM2015 Winter)

February 3-6, 2015
With the rapid development in e-business and technology, enterprises are now facing competition that is fiercer than ever before. How to assist enterprises in gaining competitive advantage via business innovation and technologies has become a crucial issue. International Conference on Innovation and Management (IAM2015 Winter) is a venue that allows business stakeholders, researchers and experts worldwide to meet and share knowledge of innovative technologies and managerial theories, exchange valuable experience, and form cooperative relationships to promote business innovation and management.


4th Global innovation Forum

London, UK
November 19-20, 2014
The 4th Global innovation Forum will discuss the latest trends in the field of innovation, creativity, design, R&D and new product development, as well as the major challenges for the future. We rely on a tremendous agenda, experienced speakers, key messages, global players and intense networking.  


World Innovation Convention Cannes 2014

Cannes, France
November 4-6, 2014
The World Innovation Convention in picturesque Cannes is the most popular and pioneering platform for global innovators who particularly join to collaborate with their industry peers, and proven experts  for 3 action packed days. They assemble with a direct mission to learn, share and discover how to make innovation happen faster and better within their organizations.   


Open Innovations Forum 2014

Moscow, Russia
October 14-16, 2014
The III Moscow international forum for innovational development “Open Innovations” and the Open Innovations Expo will run between the 14th and 16th of October 2014 in the Technopolis MOSCOW. This year, Russia’s partner country in running this large even will be China. The forum’s key theme: “Creative Disruption: Staying Competitive in the 21st Century”. The focal point of the discussion shall be the innovational re-formatting and re-building of markets, and the influence of this process on several different technological directions and on different players of the global innovational ecosystem.


Congress of Knowledge Economy-2014

Qingdao, China
September 21-23, 2014
Congress of Knowledge Economy-2014 is designed to be a high-end international conference geared to the needs of the Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific, Mainland China and beyond.The event consists of an opening ceremony & plenary session, 15 parallel Forums focusing respectively on Economy, Finance, Education, Culture, Technology, Innovative Biomedicine, Advanced Materials, Manufacture, Agriculture Transportation, Tourism, and SMEs. And colorful Exhibition showcasing on the Following zones, the Exhibition will be attended by Chinese state leaders, and the foreign political celebrities, minister-level officials, local leaders, respective of international organizations, and principals of large corporations from worldwide participating countries in about 1,000 participants or so.


Innovation Connecting Show 2014 (ICS-2014)

Toulouse, France
September 16-18, 2014
A major international meeting on Innovation and Competitiveness will take place in Toulouse onSeptember 16th, 17th and 18th, 2014. This venue will be placed under the high patronage of the President of the French Republic and of the European Commission.These 3 days of meetings focusing on key generic technologies offer the decisive advantage of multiplying the points of contacts between actors from different sectors by opening up the innovation ecosystems.


Triple Helix XII International Conference

Tomsk, Russia
September 11-13, 2014
The Triple Helix XII International Conference seeks to answer the questions to the challenges of the global agenda – the search for new sources of economic growth. Organizing conferences in different parts of the world, forming a large-scale research network and extending the concept of the Triple Helix in key economies with a significant share of global GDP, the Association of Triple Helix is the player who can give its own versions opting to cope with this challenge. Conference main theme: "The Triple Helix and innovation-based economic growth: new frontiers and solutions."  


International Forum and Exhibition "High Technology of XXI. Innovations on SCO Space" «High-Tech SCO – 2014» ("R&D.Transfer.Innovations")

Moscow, Russia
August 26–28, 2014
"High Technology of XXI. Innovations on SCO Space" is a unique exhibition & congress innovative event that promotes facilities of the enterprises involving in creating and producing high technology production and technology.

Under support of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization(SCO) Business Council, the Government of the Russian Federation, the Moscow City Government, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Federal Space Agency, State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom, the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, SkolkovoFund, Rusnano JSC.
Participants – SCO Member States, SCO dialog observers and partners.


Indonesia International Conference on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Small Business (IICIES)

Bali, Indonesia
August 12-14, 2014

Indonesia International Conference on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Small Business (IICIES) is an annual conference held by Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership (CIEL SBM ITB). IICIES has always involved the three pillars in the process of technology commercialization and small business empowerment: academics, business, and government. Researches are focused on the areas of entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, management of technology, leadership, and managing small business and start-up.


International Conference on Innovation and Management (IAM2014 Summer)

Hawaii, U.S.A.
July 15-18, 2014
With the rapid development in e-business and technology, enterprises are now facing competition that is fiercer than ever before. How to assist enterprises in gaining competitive advantage via business innovation and technologies has become a crucial issue. International Conference on Innovation and Management (IAM2014 Summer) is a venue that allows business stakeholders, researchers and experts worldwide to meet and share knowledge of innovative technologies and managerial theories, exchange valuable experience, and form cooperative relationships to promote business innovation and management.



Ekaterinburg, Russia 
July 09-12, 2014
“INNOPROM” is a unique communication stage, on which new technological developments are demonstrated and which gives possibility to discuss urgent questions of development in Russia in order to modernize and make the Russian industry more competitive. At the exhibition Russian industrial developments, innovative projects and projects of modernization of Russian leading industrial enterprises will also be represented. Theme of the exhibition: Intellectual Industry.


11th ICIE International Conference

Paris, France
July 7-10, 2014
From July 7 to July 10, 2014 in Paris will be held The 11th Conference of the International Centre for Innovation in Education. Main topics: Educating to face the challenges of the 21st century; ICT: Obstacle or opportunity? Standardization vs. Individualization; and New organizational models for education.
Organizers invite all who are interest in: innovation in education, excellence in education, and gifted education to attend this conference. The participants will include: university academics, educational psychologists, education policy advisers and managers, business and industry leaders, gifted and talented program coordinators, school heads, graduate students.


NanoBio Australia 2014

Brisbane, Australia
July 6-10, 2014
The intersection of Biology with Nanoscience and Nanotechnology currently represents one of the most exciting wellsprings of scientific innovation, and is also a major stimulus for a plethora of high value technologies and industries. By combining the two largest conferences in the world which focus on this scientific frontier, NanoBio Australia 2014 will feature a diverse array of multi-disciplinary science designed to connect world-leading scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs working in this space. NanoBio Australia 2014 will incorporate the 5th International NanoBio Conference and the 3rd International Conference on BioNano Innovation. 


Global Innovation Economic Congress-2014

Dalian, China
June 26-29, 2014 
The Global Innovation Economic Congress-2014 will share and explore the global strategic national innovation system and the successful experiences with you. There will be wonderful speeches by the innovation economic policy makers around the world, and you can seek the methods to enhance competitiveness and promote economic recovery force together.


20th ICE Conference – IEEE TMC Europe Conference

Bergamo, Italy
June 23-25, 2014 
The International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation.  In the last two decades, the ICE conference has every year brought together leading academics, researchers and practitioners, contributing to the global debate on engineering, technology and innovation. ICE 2014 is entitled "Engineering Responsible Innovation in Products and Services".


XXV ISPIM Innovation Conference 

Dublin, Ireland
8-11 June, 2014
The XXV ISPIM Innovation Conference will  focus on – Innovation for Sustainable Economy & Society. Organised by ISPIM in partnership with Intel Labs Europe, this conference will bring together around 500 innovation experts from 50 countries. 


InnoTown Innovation Conference

Aalesund, Norway
June 4-5, 2014
“Over the last 13 years, InnoTown speakers have skilfully entertained our audiences with their unique stories. Their talks contain a rich blend of deeply motivational personal journeys and exceptionally practical business cases. They leave our attendees energized and confident to capitalise on new ideas beyond the tried and tested.”


Social Innovation Summit 2014

May 28-29, 2014
The Social Innovation Summit is a twice annual event taking place at the United Nations and Silicon Valley,  that represents a global convening of black swans and wayward thinkers. Those who are playing at the nexus of technology, investment, philanthropy, international development, and business come together to investigate solutions and catalyze inspired partnerships that are disrupting history. The Summit mission is to gather those hungry not just to talk about the next big thing, but to build it.


Innovation Convention 2014 

Brussels, Belgium
March 10-11, 2014
The 2nd Innovation Convention will take place on 10 and 11 March 2014. The first edition was described as “a creative collusion of some of the world’s brightest people from across all sectors involved in research, innovation and science”. This second edition will be even bigger and better, with over 2000 participants.
It will take place under the patronage of the President of the European Commission, Mr José Manuel Barroso, and will feature inspirational speakers from a range of backgrounds.


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