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Call for chapter proposals for a book entitled: Analysis of Science, Technology and Innovation in emerging economies

Alexander Cotte Poveda
Senior Researcher of Colombian Observatory of Science and Technology
Faculty of Economics, University Santo Tomas, Colombia

Clara Inés Pardo Martínez
Executive director of Colombian Observatory of Science and Technology
School of Administration, University of El Rosario, Colombia

Sylvia Fletscher
Project Manager of Colombian Observatory of Science and Technology
Faculty of Economics, University Externado de Colombia


Publisher: Springer and/or Nova Science Publishers, Inc. These editorials are indexed in Scopus.

We would like to invite you to submit a short abstract on your intended book chapter to be published in the above edited book. The abstract should not exceed two pages highlighting the main contributions in terms of:

 1. Domain: specifies the real application domain and a clear statement of the investigated issue.

2. Novelty and Contributions: provide clear statements on the advancement of knowledge in the theory selecting some of the following relationship:

  • Investments in science, technology and innovation
  • Indicators in science, technology and innovation
  • Knowledge management and generation
  • Human resources related to I+D+I
  • Scientific culture
  • Education and science and technology
  • Patents
  • Science and technology in the cities
  • The political economy perspective
  • Publications and generation of knowledge
  • Science and technology and information and communications technology
  • The women in the science and technology
  • National policies to promote science, technology and innovation
  • Related topics

3. Strategic and Policy Implications: provide statements on the impact of the results on the public policies.

 Selection process

The book editorial team will conduct a quick review of the submitted abstracts in order to invite the authors of the most relevant abstracts to submit by September 10th their full chapters for processing according to the following schedule:

Chapter proposals

September 10, 2017 (closed)

Decisions from editors

October 1, 2017 (closed)

Full submission of chapters

February 15, 2018

Feedback of reviews

March 15, 2018

Revised chapter submission

May 1, 2018

Final acceptance notifications

June 1, 2018

Further details on the call for chapters please contact to editors alexcotte@yahoo.com; cipmusa@yahoo.com; sfletscher@ocyt.org.co

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