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November 18 & 19, 2021
The 3rd international entrepreneurship research symposium

A NEW ERA FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP:
ADAPT & INNOVATE


Deadline for paper submission : September 15, 2021
Conference date : November 18-19, 2021

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Monte Ahuja College of Business at Cleveland State University (CSU), and the Asher Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Lebanon, will virtually host the 3rd International Entrepreneurship Research Symposium on November 18 and 19, 2021. The theme of this year’s symposium is: A New Era for Entrepreneurship: Adapt and Innovate.


CALL FOR PAPERS TOPICS

We welcome abstracts, short papers or case study submissions that relate to one of the four research clusters described below:

The Impact of COVID-19 on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
1. Education Innovations in Terms of Access, Curriculum, and Pedagogy
2. Scaling Seed Stage Startups in Times of Crisis
3. COVID-19 Startups, Resilience, and Endurance
4. The Growth of Online Businesses and Establishing Online Trust
5. SME Financing Tools during Times of Crisis
6. Innovations in Marketing Tools and Content Creation
7. Digital and Social Media Growth Post Pandemic

Global Entrepreneurship
1. Development of Online Entrepreneurial Communities
2. New Global Entrepreneurial Trends and their Economic, Social, and Environmental Impact
3. Pan University Initiatives to Boost Entrepreneurship
4. The Impact of Foreign Government Funding on Developing Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
5. Women Leadership in Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth
6. Entrepreneurship Centers, Incubators and Accelerators: A Road Map to Best Practices

Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurship
1. Engineering Education, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Startups
2. Startups Innovations in Medical Devices and Healthcare Management
3. Applied Research and Commercialization through Startups Formation
4. Startups and the Transformation of the Agro-food Industry
5. Innovations in Supply Chain and Logistics
6. AI Startups Solutions and the Transformation of Traditional Sectors and Industries

Intellectual Property, Corporate Law, and Entrepreneurship
1- Startups and the IP Rights as Long-Term Competitive Edge
2- Startups and the Valorization of IP as an Asset
3- Impact of IP on Consumers’ Confidence in Product/Service Standards and Quality
4- Risk and Returns of IP Exploitation into New Solutions
5- IP Licensing or Franchising for Entrepreneurs
6- Asset Securitization and SME Financing for Entrepreneurs
7- Crowdfunding, a Legal Approach

CONTACTS

Scholars in the USA
Scholars in Europe and the Middle East
 
Colette Hart, Senior Director of the Centers for Outreach and Engagement in the Monte Ahuja College of Business, Cleveland State University Nabil Nemer, Associate Professor, Coordinator of the Doctoral School, Associate Dean of Doctoral Studies for Science and Technology at the School of Engineering, USEK
c.hart@csuohio.edu
Martin Tuchman School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology
University Heights
Newark, NJ 07102
nabilnemer@usek.edu.lb
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
P.O. Box 446
Jounieh, Lebanon
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Tel.: (+961) 9 600 000
Fax : (+961) 9 600 100
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