The Transforming Power of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem: Lessons Learned

Event overview

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  • Organizers:

    Cleveland State University & USEK

  • Start date

    November 06, 2017

  • End date

    November 07, 2017

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Cleveland State University and the Asher Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (ACIE) at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Lebanon, have recently partnered to arrange an international applied research symposium titled “The Transforming Power of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem: Lessons Learned.”

The event will be taking place on November 6-7 at the campus of USEK.

The symposium aims to highlight the critical role applied research and development play in the knowledge economy, which Lebanon had been making strides towards.

This Applied Research Symposium will bring together researchers, practitioners and policy makers from around the globe to debate the emerging challenges and long-term solutions affecting technology, innovation, sustainability of global talent and business industries in our globalized economies.

Interested applicants are invited to submit an abstract or a paper on the following topics:

  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship & Economic Growth

  • Culture in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Education

  • Entrepreneurship in the Arab World

Papers from the USA can be directly submitted to Prof. Raj Javalgi ( and papers from the Middle East & Europe can be submitted to Dr. Tina Habib ( by June 12, 2017, along with any other additional inquiries.

Find out more information on the symposium and guidelines for submitting here

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