Aims and Scope



The main emphasis of the Journal of Technology Development management (JTDM) is on the promotion and discussion of excellent research on technological development and innovation management. As a platform for reporting, sharing, as well as exchanging ideas, JTDM encourages novel research findings, industry best practices, and literature reviews on recent trends.  In particular, the journal focuses on managerial issues and challenges (and ways to address them) motivated through the increasing pace of technological advancement in Iran as well as globally. This international and interdisciplinary research dimension is emphasized in order to promote greater exchange between managers, entrepreneurs, and researchers of different disciplines as well as cultural and national backgrounds


Contributing to enriching existing knowledge in the fields of innovation and technology management, topics of this journal cover the following, but are not limited to:

  • Management of Innovation and Technology
  • Diffusion of Technological Innovation
  • New Product/Process Development
  • Technology Ethics and Sustainability Issues
  • Knowledge  Management
  • R&D Management
  • Technology Alliances and Collaboration
  • Technology Assessment and Evaluation
  • Technology Entrepreneurship/New Technology Start-Ups
  • Technological Forecasting and Road-mapping
  • Technology and Innovation Marketing
  • Technology Strategy and Planning
  • Technology Transfer and Licensing
  • University-Industry- State –Society  Collaboration
  • Open innovation
  • Knowledge networking
  • Intellectual property  Issues
  • Innovation intermediary organizations and RTOs
  • Strategic niche management
  • Social and Environmental Issues in Technology Management