K.I.T.F.E.M. Final Conference: Innovation in Emerging Markets and Impacts for the EU

Agenda

9:30 – 9:45: Registration of Participants

9:45 – 10:00: Welcome Address
Dr. Ana Isabel Fernández, CUNEF Dean

10:00 – 10:45: Knowledge and Innovation in, to, and from Emerging Markets: Project Outcomes and Policy Implications
Dr. Sylvia Rohlfer, Coordinator of the KITFEM Project, CUNEF
Dr. Adoración Álvaro-Moya, WP 5 leader, CUNEF

10:45 – 11:30: Keynote Speech: “Knowledge benefitting innovation of entrepreneurs in emerging economies: Middle east and North Africa, Sub-Sahara Africa, and China compared to the Nordic region”
Dr. Thomas Schøtt, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and University of Southern Denmark

11:30 – 12:00: Coffee Break

12:00 – 13:30: Roundtable: “Innovation in Emerging Markets and impacts for the UE”

Mrs. Inés Ferguson, Directora de Desarrollo Internacional, TYPSA
Mr. Alberto Cerdán, Director General de Cooperación Institucional y Coordinación, ICEX
Mr. Diego A. Galeano, Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva de Argentina
Mr. Jesús Rojo, Head of Unit Technology Transfer and European Programmes, Fundación para el Conocimiento Madri+d
Dr. Thomas Schøtt, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and University of Southern Denmark
Dr. Sylvia Rohlfer, Coordinator of the KITFEM Project, CUNEF

13:30 – 14:30: Cocktail

14:30 – 16:00: Research Presentations
Claudio Petti (University of Salento, Italy) and Yongli Tang (Jinan University, China): “Effects of regulations, innovation policies and IP laws on Chinese firm’s innovation strategy and performance”
Karim Moustaghfir (Al Akhawayn University, Morocco): “HRM, entrepreneurial orientation, and performance: the case of PROMAMEC”
Fedor Portniagin (University of Goettingen, Germany): “Best of Both Worlds. The Benefits of Dual Embeddedness for Repatriate Knowledge Transfer”

16:00 – 16:30: KITFEM Plenary Meeting: Closing Remarks