Title : Announcement: Professor Piero Formica (National University of Ireland) joins the Scientific Committee of IICM
Date inserted : 8/1/2013
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We are pleased to introduce Professor Piero Formica as the new member of IICM2013 scientific committee.

   Professor Piero Formica is Founder of the International Entrepreneurship Academy and has been till his retirement on 31 December 2009 Professor of Economics with special focus on innovation and entrepreneurship at the Jonkoping International Business School. Currently, he is Senior Research Fellow of the INNOVATIONAL VALUE INSTITUTE, (a consortium funded by Intel, National University of Ireland and Boston Consulting Group) at the National University of Ireland, where he leads an international research team on experimentation and simulation of high-expectation start-ups. Piero is Guest Professor of Knowledge Economics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Tartu, Estonia, and at the Faculty of Entrepreneurship,University of Tehran. In 2013, he has received the nomination of Erudite Scholar of the Department of Commerce & Management Studies, University of Calicut, Kerala, India.

   In 2011 Piero was Guest Professor at the Chair of Human Resources and Entrepreneurship Research at the King Saud University(Riyadh, Saudi Arabia). Between 2004 and 2009, Piero has been Special International Professor of Knowledge Economics and Entrepreneurship, School of Economics and Management – Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and VisitingProfessor of Knowledge Economics and Entrepreneurship at the Jean Monnet Faculty of Political Studies (Second University of Naples).

   Between 2003 and 2006 he held the Marie Curie Professorship at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration,University of Tartu, Estonia. Between 1982 and 2003 he held the professorship of Economics of Innovation in the Masters of Business Law and Technology Management programmes at the University of Bologna, Italy, where he was in the Board of Governors between 1990 and 1994.

   Professor Piero Formica has over 30 years of experience in the fields of international economics and economics of entrepreneurship and innovation, working with OECD Economic Prospects Division in Paris, academic institutions, large corporations and small companies,governmental bodies, and the European Union. He serves as board member of Industry& Higher Education, the International Journal of the Knowledge Economy, and the International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development.

   In the last five years Piero Formica has extensively published in the fields of knowledge economics, entrepreneurship and innovation. THE EXPERIMENTAL NATURE OF NEW VENTURE CREATION. Capitalizing on Open Innovation 2.0, Springer, June2013, is his new book co-edited with Professor Martin Curley (VP Intel Co.). Piero's most recent publication is STORIES OF INNOVATION FOR THE MILLENNIAL GENERATION. The Lynceus Long View, Palgrave Macmillan, August 2013


We are fortunate to have been able to have someone with such experience andexpertise.

Thank you for joining our scientific committee, Piero!


Jalil Khavand kar- Scientific Committee Chair

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