Welcome to Manchester for the XVI Triple Helix Conference 2018

which will take place at The University of Manchester from 5th – 8th September 2018.

Across the world, states and city regions are facing huge societal, economic, environmental, and political challenges whose solutions require concerted new efforts and innovative partnerships. The 2018 International Triple Helix Conference brings together academia, government, business, and community to share effective practices and to advance the frontiers of knowledge about collaboration for economic progress, social development and sustainability, and the role of cities and regions as enabling spaces for these interactions.

Key Dates

Abstract Submissions Open
November 2017

Abstract Submissions Close
Friday 2nd March 2018

Early Bird Deadline
Monday 11th June 2018

The conference themes include:

Geographical and sectoral dimensions of the triple helix.

Policy and governance of the triple helix.

The triple helix in transition and emerging economies.

Socially responsible innovation and the quadruple helix.

Micro foundations of the triple helix: New actors, relationships, and business models.