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2009: European Year of Creativity and Innovation The European Parliament
ICEIRD2009, 24-25 April 2009, Thessaloniki, Greece
ANNOUNCEMENT: Conference presentations are available through the conference Programme
WELCOME MESSAGE - Dr. P. Ketikidis, Chairperson of ICEIRD 2009
SCOPE AND AIMS
ICEIRD 2009 aims to provide an effective channel of communication between decision-makers (government, ministries and state agencies), researchers (universities, research and development centres, start-up centres and incubators), practitioners (SME leaders and managers) and persons concerned with the latest research, scientific development and practice on innovation and entrepreneurship in order to discuss topics that are of currency, relevance and significance for national competitiveness as well as sustainable, robust , and equitable regional development. ICEIRD09 aims to:

  • address key factors in regional economic development, entrepreneurial vitality and innovation processes
  • raise the level of awareness about innovation, entrepreneurship and competitive advantage
  • strengthen the regional and international network among representatives from SEE countries and those from EU member states
  • consolidate intra-SEE networks of SMEs, Start-up Centers and Incubators
  • understand cultural and national barriers of entrepreneurship in the global economy
  • promote best practices in innovation research and business development
  • facilitate regional partnerships and innovation networks
Target Audience:
The conference is addressed at regional and international level and is targeted to academics, direct lender entrepreneurs, policy-makers, researchers and students who are involved in the latest research, scientific development and practice on innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Annual TII Conference:
ICEIRD 2009 will be organized in conjunction with the 2009 ANNUAL Technology Innovation International (TII) Conference, hosted by SEERC, April 23-24, 2009 in Thessaloniki, Greece. Click here for more information about TII.

ICEIRD 2010 Announcement:
The 3rd International Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development will take place in Novi Sad, Serbia.
Click here for more information.

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2nd International Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development
City College, Affiliated Institution of the University of Sheffield - Tel: ++30.2310.224.186
South-East European Research Center SEERC - Tel: ++30.2310.253.478
Thessaloniki, 24-25 Apri 2009
Contact: iceird2009@seerc.org