Editors

Prof. João José Pinto Ferreira, Faculdade de Engenharia - Universidade do Porto / INESC TEC, Portugal

Prof. Anne-Laure Mention, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

Founding Editors

Prof. João José Pinto Ferreira, Faculdade de Engenharia - Universidade do Porto / INESC TEC, Portugal

Prof. Marko Torkkeli, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland

Prof. Anne-Laure Mention, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

Associate Editors

Associate Editor (Economic and Social Science Areas)

Dr. Pierre-Jean Barlatier, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg

Dr. Jörn Henning Bühring, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Prof. Stefania Testa, Polytechnic School, University of Genoa (IT)

Prof. Minna Pikkarainen, University of Oulu VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland

Prof. Susanne Durst, School of Business University of Skovde & Department of Business Administration Universidad del Pacifíco

Prof. Alan Robinson, Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst, United States

Dr. Dimitrios Salampasis, Swinburne Business School Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Prof. Milton Sousa, Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal

Prof. Susan Castillo, King's College London - Department of English Language and Literature, United Kingdom

Prof. Susan Coleman, University of Hartford, United States

Profa. Aurora A.C. Teixeira, CEF.UP, Faculdade de Economia, Universidade Porto; INESC-Porto; OBEGEF, Portugal

Prof. Csaba Deák, National Innovation Office, Hungary

Prof. Howard Van Auken, Iowa State University, United States

Prof. John Lewis, Kent State University, United States

Prof. Pawel Kawalec, prof. nadzw. dr hab. Pawel Kawalec Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawla II Al. Raclawickie 14 20-950 Lublin

Dr Peter Prud'homme van Reine, Innovation Culture & Change, Consulting & Education, Netherlands

Prof. Shawn Carraher, Indiana Wesleyan University, United States

Dr. Michael Dell, ratio strategy -and- innovation consulting gmbh, Austria

Prof. Marina van Geenhuizen, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Prof. Alex Bennet, Bangkok University (Founder and Principal of Bangkok University) / Mountain Quest Institute, Thailand

Dr. Anette Broløs, Independent, Denmark

Prof. Bruno Van Pottelsberghe, Solvay Business School, Belgium

Prof. Carlos Melo Brito, Faculdade de Economia - Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Dr. David V. Gibson, U.Texas Austin, United States

Prof. Faridah Djellal, Université Lille 1, France

Dr. Gabriel Amitsis, Department of Health -and- Welfare Administration, School of Administration -and- Finance, Technology Educational Institute of Athens, Greece

Prof. Giovanni Perrone, Università  degli Studi di Palermo, Italy

Prof. Ioannis N. Katsikis, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

Prof. Jose-Luis Hervas Oliver, Universidad Politecnica Valencia (Spain), Spain

Prof. Maria Smirnova, Graduate School of Management, St Petersburg State University, Russian Federation

Prof. Stefano Pace, Kedge Business School - Euromed Management, Italy

Editorial Board Members (Economic and Social Science Areas)

Dr. Hiroshi Tamura, Hakuhodo Innovation Lab, Japan

Prof. Stefania Testa, Polytechnic School, University of Genoa (IT)

Prof. Dr. Thomas Baaken, Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre, Münster University of Applied Sciences

Prof. Klaus Fichter, University of Oldenburg Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law Innovation Management and Sustainability, Germany

Dr. Xu Yang, JiangSu Liyang Economic Development Zone Administration, China

Dr. Xiaoguang Qi, H-Y International - Council of Liaoning Province Overseas Exchange Association of China, China

Prof. Luis Filipe Reis, Grupo Sonae, Portugal

Prof. Kip Becker, Boston University, United States

Prof. Jose-Luis Munuera Aleman, PROFESSOR OF MARKETING UNIVERSIDAD DE MURCIA AND VISITING MARKETING PROFESSOR -STERN BUSINESS SCHOOL NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, Spain

Dr. Alfredo Behrens, FIA Business School, Brazil

Prof. Hetty van Emmerik, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, Netherlands

Prof. Fernando Jose Garrigos Simon, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, SPAIN, Spain

Prof. Semra Ascigil, Middle East Technical University Department of Business Administration, Turkey

Prof. Nurul Indarti, Department of Management, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada, India

Prof. Faiz Gallouj, Faculté des Sciences Economiques et Sociales, Université Lille 1, France

Prof. Danny Soetanto, Lancaster University Management School, United Kingdom

Profa. Catarina Roseira, Faculdade de Economia - Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Prof. Bertil M L Hultén, Linneaus University, Linneaus School of Business and Economics, Kalmar Växjö, Sweden, Sweden

Associate Editor (Technology and Science / Industry)

Prof. Américo Azevedo, FEUP-DEGI / INESC TEC - CESE, Portugal

Prof. John Tanik, United States

Dr. Thomas Østerlie, NTNU Social Research, Norway

Prof. António Augusto Fernandes, Faculty of Engineering University of Porto, Portugal

Prof. Sara de Freitas, Director of Research at the Serious Games Institute,

Prof. Ted Goranson, Sirius-Beta, United States

Prof. Toshiya Kaihara, Graduate School of System Informatics, Kobe University, Japan

Prof. Vladimiro Miranda, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto / INESC TEC, Portugal

Prof. Arturo Molina Gutiérrez, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico

Prof. Eng Chew, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Australia

Prof. James Richards, University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN), United Kingdom

Prof. João Paulo Vilas-Boas, Faculdade de Desporto, Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Prof. Paul P. Maglio, University of California, MERCED, United States

Prof. Mauro Rosa, Federal University of Santa Catarina / INESC P-and-D Brasil, Brazil

Prof. Luis Camarinha Matos, U.Nova, Portugal

Prof.Dr.-Ing.Prof.E.h.Dr.-Ing.E.h.Dr.h.c Engelbert Westkaemper, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Prof. Eugénio Oliveira, Full Professor at Faculdade de Engenharia UP Co-founder of LIACC- Artificial Intelligence Research Centre, Portugal

Prof.drl Henderik A. Proper, Public Research Centre - Henri Tudor and Radboud University Nijmegen, Luxembourg

Prof. João Falcão e Cunha, Faculdade de Engenharia UP (Dean), Portugal

Dr. Joerg Schulte, BMW, Germany

Prof. José Manuel Mendonça, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Prof. Lihui Wang, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Prof. Juan-Vicente García Manjón, Vicerrector de Estrategia e Innovación [UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA MIGUEL DE CERVANTES], Spain

Dr. Carlos Bremer, Ernst-and-Young, Brazil

Editorial Board Members (Technology and Science / Industry)

Prof. Abdullah Eroglu, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne - IPFW, United States

Prof. Hélio Roesler, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil

Dr. Myrna Fatima Flores Pineda, CEMEX / Visiting Scholar in EPFL, Switzerland

Prof. Júlio Cerca Serrão, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil

Dr. Kiili Kristian, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Dr. Jose Arturo Garza Reyes, Centre for Supply Chain Improvement, Derby Business School - The University of Derby,

Prof. José António Faria, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Dr. João M. Sousa, Independent professional, Portugal

Dr. Hisham El Shishiny, IBM Cairo Technology Development Center - Egypt, Egypt

Dr.Eng. Giacomo Copani, Institute of Industrial Technologies and Automation - National Research Council, Italy

Dr. Anelize Van Biljon, University of the Free State, South Africa

Dr.-Ing. Eberhard Bessey, Daimler AG, Germany

Dr. Claudio Pinhanez, IBM Research - Brazil, Brazil

Prof. Casper Harteveld, Northeastern University - Playable Innovative Technologies Lab, United States

Prof. António Lobo Ribeiro, Universidade Fernando Pessoa / Multiwave Photonics, Portugal

Prof. Ovidiu Noran, School of Information and Communication Technology, Centre for Enterprise Architecture Research and Management, Griffith University, Australia

Dr. Toru Fujimoto, University of Tokyo, Japan