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NITIM Graduate Summer School

2019, June 13th – 15th in Nice, France
The NITIM Graduate Summer School is an international PhD school that focuses on topics in the areas of entrepreneurship, innovation and technology management as well as information and communication technologies.
The NITIM Summer School is organized once a year in cooperation with the ICE/IEEE ITMC Conference and thus takes place at changing locations – e.g. 2016 in Trondheim (Norway), 2017 in Madeira (Portugal) and 2018 in Konstanz (Germany). In 2019, it will be held in Nice, France at the Novotel Nice Arenas Airport Hotel.
In 2019, NITIM is hosted by Université de Lorraine (ERPI Laboratory) with the support of EMPP
What can you expect from the 3 days Summer School? The NITIM Summer School is a non-profit organization that is supported by a large faculty consisting of professors with various backgrounds from all over the world. The faculty and the attending PhD peers will provide you with valuable feedback on your research project and help you to progress with the work. Furthermore, you will have the possibility to strengthen your academic network at the social events and throughout the whole summer school.
What are the requirements for participating? The admission to the school will be based on the review of the extended abstracts (download template) which should be sent by email to The deadline for submission of the Extended Abstract is March 27th (midnight CET). Notification of acceptance of the school will be sent by April 3rd in order to facilitate the early booking of flights and accommodation. The full proposal (or paper), which will form the basis of the discussion and feedback at the Summer School, is due by May 8th.
What will it cost to join the NITIM? The participation fee for the Summer School will be around 325 EUR Early Bird price and 375 EUR regular price (excluding travel expenses and accommodation). As usual, we will try to offer a special combo-price for people joining both the ICE Conference and NITIM, which will be announced soon on our homepage (
NITIM Summer School 2019 - Important deadlines
·       Extended Abstract submission                                      March 27th, 2019
·       Notification of Acceptance                                            April 3rd, 2019
·       Full Proposal Submission                                               May 8th, 2019
·       Full Proposal Feedback                                                   May 29th, 2019

·       2019 Summer School in Nice                                        June 13th - 15th, 2019
Please be aware, that the application process has already started. If you are interested in the event, please write an email to and you will be kept up-to-date on the NITIM news and how to participate for this year’s doctoral school. Please do not pay the registration fee before having feedback.
Become part of the great NITIM community, see you in Nice!

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