Sponsorship opportunities

The Triple Helix 9 International Conference is expected to attract prominent policy-makers, leading academics and influential business people, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs from all over the world. Significant contingents of participants are expected from the EU, US, Latin America, Asia Pacific, with good representation from the developing nations.

The Conference:

  • is a prestigious event marking the 9th edition of a long-standing series of successful international meetings initiated in 1996;
  • provides a broad platform for meetings and exchange of ideas among academics, government policy-makers and administrators, business people, consultants, business angels, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, etc. on innovation issues of top relevance. Approximately 200 paper presentations and 15 thematic workshops, as well as visits to iconic companies in the Valley and Stanford University centres will be organized to this purpose.
  • has a specific focus on Silicon Valley and other international technology conurbations, aiming to improve the understanding of Silicon Valley as a world market for technology and innovation.
  • offers an exceptional opportunity for show-casing best practice, exploring new models for knowledge transfer and exchange, appraising the success of the third mission of universities, and visioning the future of the Triple Helix alliances.
  • offers an exceptional opportunity for companies to make new business contacts with representatives of Silicon Valley firms and other international high-tech clusters, strengthen links with various Silicon Valley diaspora communities to foster collaboration with home country organizations and individual entrepreneurs.

Our sponsorship program presents an opportunity for organisations to enhance their profile and receive widespread visibility throughout the Conference through a flexible scheme that includes sponsorship packages, as well as alternate sponsorship options (multiple sponsors possible):

Sponsorship Packages

Sponsorship levels Sponsorship benefits
Sponsor name and logo on conference welcome banner + + n/a n/a
Sponsor banner displayed in prominent conference locations + + n/a n/a
Sponsor name and logo on speaker podium + + + n/a
Sponsor name, logo and URL on conference program and website + + + n/a
Sponsorship and branding of conference awards (e.g. Best Student Paper Award) + + + n/a
Sponsor name and logo on all media releases and other media contacts + + + n/a
Opportunities for branding/networking purposes +
welcome reception OR gala dinner
coffee break
Sponsor advertising in conference program +
one page
½ page
¼ page
1/8 page
Complimentary conference registration for sponsor employees +
for 4 persons
for 3 persons
for 2 persons
for 1 person
Sponsor name, logo and URL on the Triple Helix Association website + + + +
Sponsor promotion materials delegate bags + + + +
Sponsor signage + + + +

Alternate Sponsorship Options (multiple sponsors possible)

Advertising space in the conference program

Full Page $5,000
Half Page $2,500
1/4 page $1,250
1/8 page $1,000

Welcome reception, gala dinner $5,000

Support for the welcome reception or the gala dinner is offered at $5,000, and will be acknowledged in the Conference Program.

Lunch $2,000

Support for a lunch break is offered at $2,000, and will be acknowledged in the Conference Program.

Breakfast $1,000

Support for a breakfast is offered at $1,000, and will be acknowledged in the Conference Program.

Coffee breaks $1,000

Support for a coffee break is offered at $1,000, and will be acknowledged in the Conference Program.

Notepads/pens/inserts in delegate bag $1,000

A pen, notepad, or one piece of lightweight literature can be inserted into each delegate bag at a cost of $1,000.

Signage $1,000

All of the conference directional signage will carry your logo. The signs will assist the delegates to find their way around the conference centre meeting rooms.


Pay by credit card

For bank transfers, please contact:

Ms. Melanie Walton,
Meeting Planner, Stanford Conferences,
123 Encina Commons, Stanford University,
Stanford, CA 94503,
Phone: 650-736-0048, Fax: 650-723-7020


For more information please contact:
Dr. Marina Ranga
Chair, Scientific Committee, Triple Helix 9 International Conference Senior Researcher, Triple Helix Research Group, Stanford University, Human Science and Technologies Advanced Research Institute (H-STAR)
E-mail: marina.ranga@stanford.edu

Triple Helix Conference I Amsterdam, 1996 II New York, 1998 III Rio de Janeiro, 2000 IV Copenhagen, 2002 V Turin, 2005 VI Singapore, 2007 VII Glasgow, 2009 VIII Madrid, 2010 IX Stanford, 2011 X Indonesia, 2012 XI London, 2013
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