ISPIM 2020 VIRTUAL: Innovating in Times of Crisis

Borderstep Impact Forum 2020

As part of the virtual ISPIM Innovation Conference 2020

  • June 2020, VIRTUAL

Due to the coronavirus pandemic the local authorities in Berlin have advised that the ISPIM Innovation Conference and the Borderstep Impact Forum 2020 cannot take place in June 2020 in Berlin, and will need to be postponed. The new dates for the conference are 20-23 June 2021. 

Instead, ISPIM will be going virtual this year on the same dates as the original conference, 7-10 June 2020. The ISPIM Innovation Conference 2020 website is

The Borderstep Impact Forum 2020 will take place on June 8, 2020, as part of the annual conference of the International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM). It is dedicated to the topic of sustainability assessment and impact measurement of start-ups.

The XXXI ISPIM Conference entitled “Innovating in Times of Crisis” is a three-day event that brings together world-renowned experts on innovation management. Researchers, innovation managers, business and thought leaders will share insights on values-based and sustainability-oriented innovation as well as general innovation management hot-topics.

Changing customer and stakeholder values and normative frameworks such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the United Nations create new challenges and opportunities for innovation. The conference will focus on innovation approaches and solutions for key societal challenges on local, regional and global levels:

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