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About the Conference

The International Conference on Research, Innovation, and Investment (ICRII) is an annual gathering of researchers, innovators, investors, policy-makers and other thought leaders to discuss innovative ideas, current and emerging trends, best practices, and other developments in a particular field and pursue a progressive research and innovation ecosystem. The conference will be staged on May 17-20, 2021 via Zoom.

ICRII features various advances in research and innovation across disciplines. It provides research scientists, industry and government professionals an avenue to discuss and present results of a scientific inquiry, find opportunity to utilize and commercialize research outputs, draw local and international investors of research-based business potentials, and establish research collaboration and linkage relation with institutions or agencies across the globe.

Furthermore, ICRII features scientific lectures on new, relevant topics as well as Investment Forum wherein students and faculty pitch their own startup innovation to potential investors. The forum aims to provide the stakeholders an avenue to exchange ideas and discuss the possibility to further develop startup ideas and make them utilizable and commercializable in either early-stage or fertile ecosystem.

Scholarly papers will be selected and published free of charge in Mindanao Journal of Science and Technology (MJST), a scientific journal published bi-annually by USTP and indexed by Scopus and Clarivate Analytics. Excellent research outputs (one paper from each breakout session) will be selected and accorded during the Awards Ceremony.

Objectives of the Conference

Educational Objective

The conference allows the participants and speakers alike to share information and gain developmental opportunities for research scientists, innovators, and investors from the scientific lecturers, presentations as well as practical workshops and thereby learn from each other.

Social Objective

The conference brings together researchers, innovators, and investors from the academe, industry and government agencies to share new trends, methods as well as innovative solutions to problems. In this way, the participants (or stakeholders) in various transactional dialogues are expected to express their intent to take part in democratizing research and innovation as well as define their role in effectively and efficiently delivering socioeconomic benefits of research and innovation.

Informational/Promotional Objective

The conference provides the participants opportunity to know more about USTP as an institution of science and technology: its vision and mission, strategic goals, social responsibility, flagship programs, expertise as well as role in the society and innovation eco-system.

Conference Tracks
  • Food Security and Safety
  • Energy Sufficiency and Security
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Industrial Development
  • Infrastructure and Transportation
  • Gender and Development
  • Science and Technology Education
  • Language and Communication
  • Social Science and Humanities
  • Natural Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Call for Papers

March 1, 2021

Submission Deadlines

Abstract:                                 April 2, 2021
Revised Abstract:             April 19, 2021
Publishable Paper:          April 19, 2021

Early Bird Deadline

Observer:           March 31, 2021
Presenter:          April 2, 2021

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection

April 16, 2021

Registration Deadline

Presenter:     April 19, 2021
Observer:      May 7, 2021

Mode of Presentation

Oral Presentation (Research Paper and Startup Technology Pitching)