Key Dates

Call for papers 15 March 2021
Deadline for Submission of Abstracts     30 June 2021
Announcement of Accepted Abstracts     31 July 2021
Deadline for full papers      15 October 2021 
The 17th ASIALICS-The 3rd SEAC-STIPM Virtual Conference   3-5 November 2021 


Theme for this year's conference is

Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
for the Sustainable Development Goals
(STI Policy for SDGs)


Sub Themes

A number of sub-themes have been identified for the conference, including:

STI Policy

-  National Sectoral and Regional Innovation Systems

-  Conducive Innovation Ecosystem for Grand Challenges

-  STI Policies for Sustainable Bio Economy, Circular Economy and Green Development

-  Data Science for Evidence-based Decision Making in STI Policy

-  Performance Indicators and STI Governance

-  Building ecosystem for entrepreneur and innovation

-  Harnessing STI Policies at district level to achieve SDGs


Innovative Activities for Creating SDGs

-  Corporate and Industrial Innovation for Industry 4.0

-  Start-up and Entrepreneurship toward Global Business

-  Innovation and Commercialization for SMEs and Economic Recovery

-  Smart Technology Challenges for SDGs

-  Grass Root and Social Innovation for Inclusiveness for Poverty and Equality


Technology and R&D Management

-  Intellectual properties to promote innovation

-  Innovative Financing for R&D and Innovation

-  Private, Public, People Partnership to Promote Innovation

-  Technological Catching-up under International collaboration

-  Managing Human Capital in the Era of Industry 4.0

-  Putting Science and STI policy into Practice

-  Searching for Inclusive Innovations

-  Refocusing STI for Social Economic Objectives/Benefits


Regional & Global Response to Covid-19 Pandemic

-  STI Policy for Crisis management

-  R&D and Innovation Management

-  Indigeneous Knowledge and Technology

-  Economic Recovery and STI policies during and after Covid-19 pandemic


Abstract Submission

There will be a desk reject for abstract submission process. Only research with research findings is eligible for scientific reviewer. All abstract submissions will be reviewed anonymously by reviewers. The reviewers will consider the novelty, academic quality and the paper’s relation to the theme of the conference. Only novel and previously unpublished research is eligible for presentation. Submission of a paper grants permission to SEAC-STIPM to publish it on the special issues of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy and Management Journal – STIPM Journal and Asia Journal of Technology Innovation.




The participation to this conference is free of charge.