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“Knowing is not enough; we must apply” – Leonardo da Vinci

5th IndiaLICS Training Programme


Innovation Systems and Sustainable Development

September 14th – 19th 2018

 Call for Applications

Applications from research scholars and early career faculty members are invited for the 5th IndiaLICS training program on Innovation Systems and Sustainable Development to be held in LM Thapar School of Management, Mohali (near Chandigarh), Punjab. The programme intends to expose the participants to various issues and methods in the sphere of research on innovation systems and sustainable development.

IndiaLICS, the India chapter of Globelics, an international network of scholars who apply the concept of Learning, Innovation and Competence-building System (LICS) as a framework for promoting inclusive and sustainable development in developing countries, emerging economies and societies in transition ( IndiaLICS pro-actively promotes domestic/ national and global exchange of scholarship in innovation systems and the translation of innovation to development outcomes.

The programme would admit 25 participants. Candidates from SC/ST, minority and women are especially encouraged to apply. The course is residential with full support for travel (2nd AC train fares) and local hospitality for outstation participants.

The scholars may apply by sending (a) duly filled application form, downloadable from (b) a detailed CV and (c) an extended abstract/ synopsis (1000 words) of their current research work by email to (Coordinator–IndiaLICS) or (Coordinator–CSIS).

The last date for receiving applications is 5th August 2018.


Centre for Sustainability Innovations & Strategy (CSIS),
LM Thapar School of Management, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology,
Dera-Bassi Campus, Dera Bassi-140507, Mohali (SAS Nagar), Punjab, India
Mobile: +91-947 837 4656

Centre for Development Economics & Innovation Studies (CDEIS),
Punjabi University, Patiala-147002, Punjab, India
Mobile: +91-988 875 5642

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