International Conference on the Economics of Innovation

04.09.2017 12:00 – 06.09.2017 18:00

The international conference Economics of Innovation aims to bring together leading economists, research scientists, scientists involved in policy and funding, experts from tech transfer and R&D in industry as well as venture capitalists to determine the state-of-the-art in the field of economic theory of innovation. Together, we will stimulate interdisciplinary work and communication to better understand the innovation process.

The conference will host 19 plenary lectures with international speakers from various prestigious institutions such as Prof. Venki Ramakrishnan, 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Group Leader of the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge and President of the Royal Society, UK or Prof. Maria Leptin, EMBO Director, Prof. Dietmar Harhoff, Director Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Prof. Marie Thursby, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Registration deadline: June 15, 2017.


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Venki Ramakrishnan, 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Group Leader of the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge / President of the Royal Society
Maria Leptin, EMBO Director
Hugo Hopenhayn, Professor, Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
Peter Egger, Professor of Applied Economics, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Marie Thursby, Regents’ Professor Emeritus of Strategy at Georgia Institute of Technology
Matthias Egger, President of the National Research Council of the SNSF
Patrick Aebischer, Former President of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) / Professor at the Surgical Research Division and Gene Therapy Center, CHUV, Lausanne
Carsten Fink, Chief Economist of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland

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Date limite d'inscription: 30.06.2017

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