Innovation and Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC) 2019




The 26th IPDM conference will be hosted by the University of Leicester School of Business from the reception and registration on 9th to 11th June 2019, at the School of Business, University of Leicester, UK. The associated doctoral workshop will take place from 8th- 9th June. IPDMC has established itself as the leading annual international conference in the domain of innovation management and new product development, with links to the Journal of Product Innovation Management. Papers presented at the meeting come from multiple disciplines and the ambience is known as friendly and supportive.

The following themes are indicative of the research topics and tracks:
► Creativity in New Product Development
► Design Issues and Innovation by Design
► Emerging and Early Research (Young Scholars Track)
► Engineering, Production and Supply Issues in Innovation and Product Development
► Innovation Management in Start-ups, Small Firms and Collaborative Enterprises
► Innovation Management for Resilience
► Innovation Strategies and Leadership
► Managing Knowledge and Information Systems in New Product Development
► Managing Innovation in IT, AI and Software
► Managing Sustainability in Innovation and Product Development
► Marketing, Markets and Users of Innovations
► Networks and Alliances in New Product Development
► New Methods and Methodological Issues in Innovation Research
► New Trends and Ideas in Innovation
► Open Innovation
► Organising New Product Development
► Radical Innovation
► Service Innovation and New Service Development
► Social, Frugal and BoP Innovation
► Theory Development in Innovation Research



9th - 11th June 2019


Who Should Attend

Academics, students and industry practitioners specialising in product or service innovation or product development.


Benefits of Attendance

Gaining insights into the latest developments in academic thinking in innovation and product development theory and practice.



University of Leicester,
University Road,


Paper Submission Details

Details of paper submission requirements: 

Calling for Papers Deadline: 20th November 2018



Link to Programme:


Provider Information

University of Leicester and EIASM

The University of Leicester School of Business is ranked 14th out of 101 in the most recent UK-wide business school ranking for its research power (REF 2014). The School is active in several disciplinary areas for Marketing, Design and Innovation Studies with a specific focus on an interdisciplinary, social and critical agenda. The conference will take place on the main campus site with all facilities in close proximity and hotels and accommodation nearby.



Hotels include budget (Ibis, Premier Inn), mid-range (Ramada Encore, Mercure, Holiday Inn and Belmont Hotels) and boutique accommodation (Maiyango). The University of Leicester owned College Court additionally offers mid-range accommodation for about 120 delegates at close distance. Rates are very reasonable for ensuite rooms with breakfast (from £65 per night). Preferential rates and reservations will be offered for attendees.


Travel Information

Leicester is in the heart of England within easy reach of major international airports and rail services. The campus is one mile from the railway station. Airports:
•London Heathrow & Stansted (<2hr),
•London Luton & Birmingham (<1hr),
•East Midlands (<45mins)

Direct train services four times per hour from London St. Pancras with a journey of around 1 hour 15 minutes (connecting with Paris & Brussels via EuroStar).




Ms. Graziella Michelante - EIASM Conference Manager
Tel: +32 2 226 66 62 - Fax: +32 2 512 19 29
Twitter: @IPDMC


Event Price

660 euros standard fee (inc. VAT)
516 euros for institutions which are members of EIASM


Book Now

The booking deadline of this event is: 1st April 2019

To book your place please go to: 



9th June 2019   through   11th June 2019
Event Information
Product Code
Event Provider University of Leicester and EIASM
Date / Time 9th - 11th June 2019
Venue Leicester, LE1 7RH
Event Type Conference
Target Audience All Levels
Price 660 euros standard fee (inc. VAT) 516 euros for institutions which are members of EIASM
Booking Deadline 1 April 2019
Link to Booking Form
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