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Call for Papers: Special Issue

Innovation, Technology and Sustainability: Brazilian and Nordic Experiences

The journal welcomes submissions to a Special Issue on business innovation and research surrounding sustainability issues - as they play out in Brazilian and Nordic practice, particularly that of Norway and Sweden. Encompassing empirical and multidisciplinary work, it will explore developments in the theory and application of business innovation strategies, innovation for sustainability, technology adaptation, transnational studies, and methods and tools to enhance competitiveness. 

Lead Guest Editor: Rita Santos Senise, Tekinnova Nordic,  IRDS Business Innovation and Sustainability Project, Sweden
Guest Editors:
Mira Kajko-Mattsson, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Milan Stanko, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Robert Sbragia, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Evando Mirra de Paula e Silva, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Submission: Expressions of interest, consisting of a 200-word abstract, should be sent to  Dr. Rita Senise. Following abstract approval, submit your full paper here.  

Aims and scope

The Brazilian Journal of Science and Technology (BJST) explores and analyzes the significant potential of sustainability-oriented Research and Development (R&D) initiatives, particularly as they play out in and around Brazil.

Drawing on multiple disciplines such as agricultural sciences, biotechnology, energy policy, environmental studies, and materials science, the journal publishes peer-reviewed empirical research and novel commentary. Special Issues promote ongoing discourse on Entertainment Engineering, Education for Sustainability, and Innovation, Technology and Sustainability: Brazilian and Nordic Experiences. Additional topics of interest include conservation of the Amazon rainforests; the impacts of Brazilian R&D policies on economic development; and renewable energy technologies. A fully Gold Open Access journal, BJST is of interest to scholars and students, decision-makers at research organizations and government agencies, and enterprises undertaking applied R&D to drive innovations.