About ICEIRD2018


Over the past 10 years, ICEIRD has become one of the leading entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development conferences in Europe, attracting academics and practitioners from around the world. ICEIRD has focused on the importance of universities, industry and government, and how innovation-led growth can be promoted. Responding to the global demand, the 11th ICEIRD will take place in the Middle East Region in Doha, Qatar.”

Theme of ICEIRD

As an innovative conference bringing together academics, policymakers, practitioners, and businesses, this year the theme of ICEIRD is to advance Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Growth for Sustainable Development. The conference is structured around three tracks concerned with Entrepreneurship Research and Projects, Innovation and Research for Economic Growth for Sustainable Development.

Call for Papers

We are inviting papers and contribution for panel sessions to foster entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainable development. To achieve this ICEIRD is looking to promote the dialogue and knowledge exchange across these communities, through the participation of academics, commercialization practitioners, policymakers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and businesses (companies) in order to enhance the impact of multi-stakeholder co-creation to the sustainable growth potential of countries.

Target Audience

ICEIRD aims at academics, university technology managers, entrepreneurs, policy- makers and businesses interested in the theory and practice of university-industry links as well as innovation, entrepreneurship, and sustainable regional development