About ICIER

ICIER (formerly known as ICER) is a professional network of internationally reputed researchers and consultants engaged in the development of entrepreneurial individuals and organizations through research, consultancy and training in innovation, entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial management. It was first initiated as International Consortium for Entrepreneurship Research (ICER) by the Milano-Bicocca University, Italy, in partnership with four prestigious academic institutions from BRIC Countries with the funding support from Fondazione Cariplo, Italy. The partner institutions for the original research project were: (1) Milano-Bicocca University, Italy; (2) Instituto de Economia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil; (3) Moscow International Higher Business School (MIRBIS), Russia; (4) Fudan School of Management, Fudan University, Shanghai, China; and (5) Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India.

ICIER Vision

To be the first-choice provider of developmental services based on high- quality research to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Start-ups, and the marginalized entities in the Academic and Corporate sectors as well as in the larger society

Mission

ICIER network is created with the mission of promoting collaborative research across institutions and corporate organizations and use the knowledge generated for conducting training programs, workshops and seminars with a view to facilitating skill development, innovation and performance excellence among academics as well as practitioners.

International Advisory Council

Prof. Fabio Corno, Milano-Bicocca University, Italy

Prof. Renata Lebre La Rovere, Instituto de Economia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil

Prof. Elena Pereverzeva, Moscow International Higher Business School (MIRBIS), Russia

Prof. Youzhen Zhao, Fudan School of Management, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Prof. Mathew J. Manimala, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India