Academia-to-Industry Competence Incubator

Open Innovations Association FRUCT

36th FRUCT conference: Registration

*PLEASE NOTE: This is registration page of FRUCT36 conferences. Authors registration deadline is 7 October 2024 (we recommend to register only AFTER you received the acceptance notification). The conference is organized in a hybrid mode, i.e., both online and onsite participation is possible.

All Authors and Attendees must register and receive a conference badge in order to participate in conference activities. Download CFP


To be published in the conference proceedings, an author of an accepted paper shall register to the conference before the authors registration deadline, confirm registration by the registration fee, and present the paper at the conference (online or offline). Please note that non-refundable registration fees must be paid prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted, publication-ready version of the paper.

Please note that a person can be an author of maximum 3 Full papers accepted to the conference. Also note that one registration fee is valid for up to 2 papers. If you have 3 accepted papers than make sure that at least one of your coauthors will register to the conference to present the third paper.


All submitted Full Papers will be peer reviewed by the technical committee. All submitted Full Papers will be peer reviewed by the technical committee. Accepted Full papers and extended abstracts are published in the proceeding of FRUCT conference (ISSN 2305-7254). All accepted Full Papers will be included to IEEE Xplore and DOAJ, and indexed by Scopus, Web of Science, RSCI, DBLP, etc. The selected papers get invitations to publish extended papers in the partner journals. The Full Papers section of the proceedings is included to Scimago Journal Rank, AMiner, and CORE. FRUCT has high rating in national systems, e.g., Finnish (JUFO=1, JufoID: 72707), Norwegian (NSD=1), Danish (BFI=1, ID: 8782540). In addition, in case of successful presentation and recommendation by the session chair some papers will be invited to make publication of an extended version of the paper in IJERTCS journal (indexed by Scopus).

If you need a certificate of participation, please mention it in the “Comment” field of the registration form or send us email to


  • RG-01: 350 EUR - Full registration
  • RG-02: 250 EUR - Early-bird registration (open till 7 October 2024)
  • RG-03: 150 EUR - Early-bird for FRUCT fellows OR IEEE members (open till 7 October 2024)
  • RG-04: 50 EUR - Early-bird for Senior FRUCT fellows (open till 7 October 2024)
  • RG-05: 50 EUR - Accompanying person
  • RG-06: FREE - Registration without paper for FRUCT fellows AND students of the host university

Description of registration and payment procedure

First fill the registration form in bottom of this page and press “Registration”. The system will redirect you to the bank secure page where you should enter the credit card details and press “Pay”. The system will notify you on a result of transaction. In case of refusal of the card authorization please repeat the payment procedure.

Please don’t register if you are not ready to make payment, as your registration will be cancelled in 24 hours. If you register as an Accompanying person, please mention in the comments field the name of the conference participant you are accompanying. Please note that the accompanying person gets access only to the social events of the conference and all formal requests for the accompanying person are processed based on requests of the corresponding primary registrant. If you are an author you can first submit your paper, wait for notification of acceptance, and will still have a week for registration with the early-bird discounted fee.

You have two payment options:

  1. Online payment by the credit card (you are automatically transferred to the corresponding payment page after clicking “Registration” at the bottom of this page).
  2. Wired payment to the conference bank account (e.g., use this option if you need to add EU VAT number in the payment details) for details of the wired payment please send us email to Please note that in addition we might charge 24% VAT to the wired payments in Finland and EU, if you cannot provide the EU VAT number.

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In case of problems feel free to contact us by email. We will try to help you ASAP. You also can order invoice for wired money transfer.

People listed in the FRUCT Black List cannot take part in the event. The corresponding registrations will be automatically cancelled without refund.


  • Conference dates: 30 October - 1 November 2024
  • Conference location: Lappeenranta (Finland)
  • Short Paper submission deadline: 9 September 2024
  • Full Paper Submission deadline: 9 September 2024
  • Notification of acceptance date: 30 September 2024
  • Camera-ready submission deadline: 7 October 2024
  • Authors registration deadline: 7 October 2024
  • Demos/Posters submission deadline: 18 October 2024


The conference will be held in Finland. Please note that you might need to obtain a visa for entering Finland. Participants are responsible for completing all legal formalities regarding their visa. The procedure of visa application varies from country to country and could take more than 2 weeks. We would recommend to start it as soon as you know about your participation in the conference. Please check this with your local Embassy of Finland. If you need invitation letter please contact us by email at least a month before the conference. Please note that only attendees that have valid registration to the conference can get the letter of invitation.

If you need more time for visa and travel arrangements just notify us by email and submit your paper a month before the official deadline. Then your paper will be taken to the early-review procedure and you get the notification of acceptance one month earlier.


We don’t offer centralized accommodation, as nowadays most people prefer to make own booking. Please check the conference venue and find an accommodation that best fits your expectations. You can use the direct link to, including some good discounts on your reservations during the conference days.

Paper submission

If you are the conference author, please first register to the conference and then SUBMIT your Full paper (6 - 12 pages), or “presentation only” publication, poster/demo proposal (200 words - 5 pages document with standard paper header followed by the abstract text). Please submit your papers in PDF format and make sure that it follows our template: MS Word, LaTeX, or you can use online LaTeX template on the OverLeaf service. Please note the following major changes in the templates: The size of page should be Letter (21.59 cm × 27.94 cm). If you are using Word margins must be: top - 1.9 cm, bottom - 1.6 cm, left - 1.57 cm and right – 1.57 cm. The archive file shall include .pdf and the source document in MS Word or LaTeX done according to template. Please make sure that all images in your paper are in black & white. In case of some open issues, our editors may ask you to send the original file in Word or LaTeX.

After review all papers and abstracts have to be modified according to the feedback of reviewers and re-submitted in camera-ready form. If authors do not fulfill requirements and comments of the reviewers it could be a reason to reject a paper, even if its general quality is high enough.


If you have registration already, but haven’t paid the fee, please click here to do it now.