NITIM Virtual Summer School 2020 & 2021, UK

Published on 19. Juli 2021

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. This 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), 2018 in Konstanz (Germany) & 2019 in Nice (France).

In 2020 and 2021 it was held in Cardiff, UK.

NITIM Summer School 2020 and 2021 part of the ICE Conference 2020 and 2021.

Virtual Summer School 2020

The NITIM 2020 Summer School (June 11th – 12th, 2020) will be held online this year due to the existing travel restrictions and uncertainties. We invite PhD candidates to submit proposals for evaluation and we invite faculty members to join our on-line NITIM. The core of the Summer School will be virtual group sessions of 4 PhD candidates and 2 faculty members. 

For those who have just started their PhD program, we look forward to receiving a research proposal. For those in their late stage of their Ph.D., you are encouraged to submit a relevant piece for your research (a paper, an overview, or a chapter of your PhD thesis).

The admission to the school will be based on the review of full proposal (or paper), which will form the basis of the discussion and feedback at the Virtual Summer School, is due by May 4th

Notification of acceptance to the school will be sent by May 25th

The NITIM Schools facilitate the development of doctoral research in the interdisciplinary field of Networks, Information, Technology and Innovation Management, bringing together PhD candidates and faculty members in a focused, in-depth, and constructive discussion of the candidates’ research work.

Participation in the Virtual Summer School will be free.

After completion of the Summer School and a short learning report to be submitted within 2 weeks after NITIM, PhD candidates can receive a certificate.  

NITIM Summer School 2020 – Important deadlines

  • Proposal Submission                                                        May 4th, 2020
  • Notification of Acceptance and Proposal Feedback        May 25th, 2020
  • 2020 Virtual Summer School                                            June 11th – 12th, 2020

School Chairs

  • Karla Lapit (Cardiff University)
  • Andrei Hodorog (Cardiff University)
  • Ferney Osorio (previous chair) (Université Lorraine, FR)

Program committee

  • Roland Ortt (TU Delft, NL)
  • Stefan Klein (Universität Münster, DE)
  • Guido Baltes (HTWG Konstanz, DE)
  • Laurent Dupont (Université Lorraine, FR)
  • Russell Haines (Old Dominion University, USA)
  • Dragos Vieru (TELUQ University, CND)

We look forward to seeing you Online!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:


NITIM Summer School 2020 Organisation Team

Karla Lapit, Andrei Hodorog, Ferney Osorio, Laurent Dupont, Stefan Klein & Roland Ortt 

Virtual Summer School 2021

The NITIM Summer School 2024 (16th - 19th June 2021) was held online again due to the current travel restrictions and uncertainties.
We thank all participants for their engagement!

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