Call for abstracts

Triple Helix International Conference 2014
Tomsk, September 2014

After London, then Bandung, Silicon Valley, Madrid, Glasgow, Singapore, Turin, Copenhagen/Lund, Rio de Janeiro, New York, and Amsterdam, Tomsk (Siberia, Russia) will host the XII Triple Helix International Conference 2014 (THC 2014), on September 11 – 13, 2014.

The THC 2014 will be organized by TUSUR University together with Association of Entrepreneurial Universities of Russia.

The upcoming Triple Helix International Conference 2014 (THC 2014) is the 12th in a series of annual conferences that started seventeen years ago to enhance discussion about interaction between university, government, and industry, and its influence on the economic development.

The Conference was included in the official year-long series of events and initiatives to promote EU-Russia cooperation in research, higher education and innovation areas during the EU-Russia Year of Science 2014 organized by the European commission and the Russian Ministry of Education and Science.


– Conference main theme: Ā«The Triple Helix and innovation-based economic growth: new frontiers and solutionsĀ»

The above main theme splits into several sub-themes. All the submitted papers are expected to follow these sub-themes.


Writing summaries and abstracts

Abstracts should state the main issue the presentation will address, explaining why it is important and how triple helix thinking can be implemented or strengthened to inform the way forward. Written in English, the abstract should consist of minimum 1,000 words and maximum 1,500 words (excluding references). The abstract must include:

  1. Sub Theme;
  2. Title;
  3. Keywords, maximum 5;
  4. Brief presentation of the state-of-the-art, methodology, research focus, findings and interpretation, conclusions, policy implications, and directions for further research.

To assist on blind peer reviewing, the abstracts must not contain any text about the authors. Detailed instructions for full papers will be sent on acceptance of abstracts. Papers are welcomed from academics, practitioners and policy makers. Papers will be presented in parallel streams: Academic (A) and Policy/practitioner (P).

Full papers:

– maximum 8,000 words, excluding references,

– including: 1) Theme; 2) Title; 3) Author information (institutional affiliation, contact details, 150 words bio); 4) up to 5 keywords; 5) Introduction, state-of-the-art, methodology, findings and interpretation, conclusions, policy implications and directions for further research. Full papers can be submitted with the abstract. Any papers submitted at this stage will not be read as part of the review process, and if submitted to Strand A should be anonymised.

Document format:

The text must be as .doc or .pdf file, with Arial 10 or Times New Roman 12 font.


– Submitting the abstracts will be available on the 15th of January 2014

– Closing date for Abstract submission: 15 March 2014

– Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 15 April 2014

– Submission of Full Paper: 01 June 2014

– Notification of Full Paper Acceptance: 01 July 2014


If you have any question or comment, please contact the organizing committee:

– Alexander F. Uvarov –

– Liana Kobzeva –,