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International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship ICIE-2013
The Hashemite University in cooperation with The Arab Administrative Development Organization

Amman, Jordan
4-5 March 2013

The Hashemite University


Refat Abdelhalim Alfaouri

Radwan A. Kharabsheh

Basman Faisal Mahjoub
 Jasim Al-Taei

M S S El Namaki

José M. Viedma

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Winners at ICIE Amman, Jordan

There was a tie for the best PhD paper. The 2 winners were:

A Trust-based Framework for Enhanced Absorptive Capacity: Improving  Performance, Innovation and Competitive Advantage

Athar Qureshi (with Nina Evans) University of South Australia, Australia

The productivity of innovation in Portugal

Nuno Araújo, CATIM - Technological Center for the Metal Working Industry (with Leonardo Costa, Porto Catholic University, Portugal)



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Participating author certificate

Keynote presented by
Prof Dr M S S El Namaki




Non-author Participant certificate

Keynote presented by
Prof José Ma.Viedma







Conference Co-Chairs:

Prof. Refat Abdelhalim Alfaouri, The Arab Administrative Development Organization , Cairo, Egypt

Dr. Radwan A. Kharabsheh, The Hashemite University, Amman, Jordan

Programme Chair:

Professor Basman Faisal Mahjoub Jasim Al-Taei, The Arab Administrative Development Organization , Cairo, Egypt

Keynote speakers:

Prof dr M S S El Namaki, Victoria University, School of Management, Switzerland

"Do Arab countries need a minister for entrepreneurship?”


Dr José M. Viedma, U.P.C., Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain.

"On achieving entrepreneurial excellence in the knowledge economy"


We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of The Hashemite University in cooperation with The Arab Administrative Development Organization and the assistance provided by the Conference Chair, Programme Chair and keynote speakers. The stream and mini track chairs are to be applauded for their efforts in ensuring that timekeeping requirements were respected by all participants and the chairs and discussants of the PhD Colloquium are thanked for their invaluable contribution to this important part of the conference.

Finally, we value and unreservedly acknowledge the essential role performed by the executive and programme committees in respect of the double blind review process.





Refat Abdelhalin Alfaouri
Conference  Chair




Conference status

The conference is now closed. ICIE 2014 Thailand was launched at the close of ICIE 2013


Publication opportunity

Papers presented at the conference are published in the conference proceedings. Selected papers that have been presented at the conference will also be considered for a special issue of the International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development, journals published by Inderscience and The International Journal of Management Science and Information Technology (IJMSIT) published by the North American Institute of Science and Information Technology


Conference proceedings accreditations

Conference proceedings are submitted for accreditation on publication to:


§         The Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Science (WOS) Conference Proceedings Citation index

§         The Elsevier SCOPUS abstract and citation database index

§         EBSCO database of Conference Proceedings

§         Google Books and Google Scholar

§         The Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK.






Purchase previous conference proceedings.  As this is the inaugural conference, there is no previous conference proceedings. However you may wish to purchase previous conference proceedings from the European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ECIE) that is now in it’s 7th year.

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