Asialics Conference 2018 & Cicalics Workshop 2018

Conference / August 25-26, 2018

ASIALICS Conference 2018 & CICALICS Workshop 2018 aim to link up scholars and research groups on learning, innovation and competence building for development in Asia with international research community. This event provides a platform for increasing understanding of innovation and growth strategy in the connected world. Among others, the topics of the event include strategy, innovation, product&service development, entrepreneurship, globalization, public policy, inclusive and sustainable development.

The initiative of CICALICS (the China Innovation Circles and Academy – Learning, Innovation and Competence Systems) was built several years ago upon academia experience in Europe and North America. In 2013, the SDC became an equal partner in the CICALICS network together with Tsinghua University and Zhejiang University. Following the rotation principle, in 2018 the right to host the event is coming back to the National Institute for Innovation Management at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou.

The conference which this year is entitled Innovation and Growth Strategy in the Connected World will take place on August 25-26, 2018 in Hangzhou, China. For registration, paper submission and other details please proceed to the conference website:

PhD Academy / August 22-28, 2018

Every year the CICALICS ACADEMY is a very important part of the CICALICS related activities. It provides an advanced platform for PhD students to communicate, exchange ideas and advance the theoretical understanding in the CICALICS related fields of study. The format of the event will feature lectures by the invited academics and experts in the field of innovation. The PhD students will also be asked to submit and present papers which will be commented and discussed by two lecturers.2018 CICALICS Academy call for applicants