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CONFERENCE

1st Hybrid International Conference on Academia-Industry Cooperation for Innovation – AICI 2022 15-16 September, Online and at the University of Vlora “Ismail Qemali”, Vlora, Albania

Call for Abstracts and papers

KnowHub-naslovna

Welcome to 1st Hybrid International Conference on Academia-Industry Cooperation for Innovation – AICI 2022, the Know-Hub project’s Final Conference organized online and at the University of Vlora “Ismail Qemali” in collaboration with Know-Hub consortium, in the period 15-16 September 2022. The project “KnowHub – Reconnecting universities and enterprises to unleash regional innovation and entrepreneurial activity” has been co-funded by the European Commission through the Erasmus+ Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education.

Submissions

The conference call for abstracts and papers is seeking submissions related to interdisciplinary topics related to entrepreneurship, innovation, and academia-industry collaboration. The official language of the conference is English.

Submitted abstracts will undergo a review process by the Scientific Committee. If the abstract is accepted, author is invited to present the work on the conference (in presence or online). The authors of the accepted abstracts will be invited to submit a full paper (for more information please check the Full paper template). All submissions should report original and previously unpublished research results. Full text papers (.docx and .doc) should be submitted via e-mail.

Please submit your abstracts no later than 31.8.2022 at: [email protected]

Publications

The Conference proceedings will be published in November 2022 by the University of Vlora. The publication will include all accepted publications, the abstracts, and the full papers, in the Book of abstracts, or the Conference proceedings, respectively.

Full papers will be published (upon review) in the Economicus Journal (ISSN: 2223-6295), an international blind peer reviewed journal, published twice a year by the European University of Tirana, Albania. The deadline for submission of papers is 30 September 2022.

For more information about the conference, you are welcome to contact the organizing committee directly via email to: [email protected]

Important Deadlines

Paper submission deadline: 31 August 2022

Abstract information results: 5 September 2022

Registration deadline: 12 September 2022

Full paper submission (optional): 17 October 2022

Conference Chairs

General chair: Dr. Bojan Jovanovski, FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Co-chair: Assoc. Prof. Enkeleint-Aggelos Mechili, University of Vlora, Albania
Co-chair: Dr. Ketrina Çabiri Mijo, European University of Tirana, Albania

Organizing committee (alphabetic order):

  • Ina Cobani, MSc., University of Vlora, Albania
  • Eva Čuljak, MSc., University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Jelena Kostikj, National Center for Development of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Learning (NCDIEL), North Macedonia
  • Jana Kunecova, University of Girona, Spain
  • Elmira Kushta,University of Vlora, Albania
  • Prof. Filloreta Madani, University of Vlora, Albania
  • Roksana Nowak, MSc., University of Vlora, Albania
  • Dardane Nuka, European University of Tirana, Albania
  • Mirza Pašić, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Miftar Ramosaço, University of Vlora, Albania
  • Maria Rottensteiner, World University Service – WUS Austria, Austria
  • Luka Šaravanja, MSc., University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Marc Schwärzli, World University Service – WUS Austria, Austria
  • Rezarta Sinanaliaj, MSc., University of Vlora, Albania
  • Yao Amevi Amessinou Sossou, FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences, Austria
  • Valbona Tahiri, University of Vlora, Albania
  • Rayko Toshev, University of Vaasa, Finland
  • Eloina Tozaj, MSc., University of Vlora, Albania
  • Adjin Vatreš, MSc., University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mila Velkovska, National Center for Development of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Learning (NCDIEL), North Macedonia

Scientific committee (alphabetic order):

  • Dr. Izet Bijelonja, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Dr. Andrea Bikfalvi, University of Girona, Spain
  • Ketrina Cabiri Mijo, European University of Tirana, Albania
  • Boris Crnokić, University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Dr. Remzo Dedić, University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Dr. Petri Helo, University of Vaasa, Finland
  • Alketa Hyso, University of Vlora, Albania
  • Dr. Janko Jovanović, University of Montenegro, Montenegro
  • Dr. Jelena Jovanović, University of Montenegro, Montenegro
  • Bojan Jovanovski, FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences, Austria
  • FH-Prof. Dr. Doris Kiendl, FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences, Austria
  • Prof. Dr. Kristofor Lapa, University of Vlora, Albania
  • Assoc. Enkeleint A. Mechili, University of Vlora, Albania
  • Dr. Mugdim Pašić, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Dr. Radmil Polenakovikj, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje and NCDIEL, North Macedonia
  • Dr. Ermira Qosja, European University of Tirana, Albania
  • Dr. Željko Stojkić, University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Trajche Velkovski, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje and NCDIEL, North Macedonia
  • Dr. Branko Vucijak, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Eljona Zavalani, University of Vlora, Albania
  • Dr. Roland Zisi, University of Vlora, Albania

Fields of the conference

  • Academy-industry collaboration
    • Applied research concepts
    • Collaboration for skills development including practical education
    • Open innovation
    • Good practices with focus on Rapid Prototyping and Lean Manufacturing
  • Entrepreneurship education
    • Entrepreneurship education and training
    • Entrepreneurial classrooms (physical, virtual and hybrid)
    • Didactical methods and tools for entrepreneurship and intraprenership
    • Entrepreneurship education for engineers
    • Good practices
  • Forward looking innovation ecosystems
    • Role of academia in the innovation ecosystem
    • Partnerships for innovation
    • Skills for Innovation
    • Green and sustainable innovation

We encourage you to invite colleagues to participate in the conference and submit original research for the conference call for papers.