Welcome to RADMA
(Research and Development Management)

Welcome to the RADMA (Research and Development Management) website. This site contains information about education and research activities in the field of research technology and innovation management including funding opportunities, an opportunity to become part of the RADMA Association, details of R&D Management Conferences, how to subscribe or publish in the journal R&D Management and links to summer schools, workshops and other events.

RADMA is focused on the needs of researchers, practitioners and students of research technology and innovation management. It is closely associated with the R&D Management journal and conferences.  

RADMA is a small UK charity registered number 4757596.  It is co-proprietor, along with WileyBlackwell, of the R&D Management Journal.  Proceeds from Journal sales are the source of funds for the grants offered by RADMA.

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Latest News

  • Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge

    Autumn courses, workshops and conferences: for more information please see http://www.ifm.eng.cam.ac.uk/news/autumn-courses-conferences-and-events-whats-new-at-the-ifm-july/#.V496M4-cFaR....

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  • R&D Today Website Launch

    R&D Today - website for practitioners (managed by RADMA.)  Visit the site at: http://www.rndtoday.co.uk....

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  • R&D Management Conference - call for proposals

    RADMA is inviting expressions of interest in hosting the Conference in future years, beginning in 2018.  Please email Kay Honeyford at: info@radma.ltd.uk for more information....

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  • RADMA Doctoral Studies Programme 2016

    The Doctoral Studies call for applications is now closed.  This award provides up to three years funding to prospective or mid-study PhD students attending a UK university. ...

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  • MIoIR PhD Programme

    Manchester Institute of Innovation Research announces new PhD programme on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy.  Please see website for more details:  http://www.research.mbs.ac.uk/innovation....

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  • 3rd Annual World Open Innovation Conference

    Call for papers announced. The conference will take place in Barcelona, 15-16 December 2016.   Submission deadline for extended abstracts is15 August 2016.  Selected papers from the conference will be published...

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  • Postgraduate Student Conference Funding

    Deadline for the October review is 30th September.  Please see the Funding page of this website for application forms, terms and conditions, etc.  See Research page for latest awards....

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  • Postgraduate Student Project Support Funding

    Deadline for the September Review is 31st August.  Please see the Funding page of this website for application forms, terms and conditions, etc.  See Research page for details of recent awards....

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  • R&D Management Journal

    January 2016 issue of R&D Management is available at the Wiley Online Library:  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/radm.2016.46.issue-S1/issuetoc....

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  • Doctoral Studies Awards

    Doctoral Studies Awards 2015/16: F. Feranita, Lancaster University, PhD:  International R&D alliances and aims at identifying and examining the factors that influence their sustained performance over time (resilience...

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Recent Funding Opportunities

Doctoral Studies Programme

Please note that the 2016 Doctoral Studies call is now closed.  This award provides up to three years funding to talented prospective or mid-study PhD students, offering an opportunity to concentrate on the studentship for the period of the award.  The expectation is that candidates will have a Masters degree in a relevant field or an excellent first degree or equivalent.  Candidates will be expected to complete yearly progress reports and to make a copy of their thesis available to RADMA upon its completion. To be eligible for funding candidates must be accepted for PhD study at a UK university.  Applications must be supported by the candidate’s PhD supervisor.  Awards will be granted to and administered through the institution, not individual candidates.  The award will cover costs related to fees and specified living expenses up to a maximum of £18,000 per academic year (pro-rata for part-time students; partial funding is a possibility) and conditional upon the receipt of acceptable annual progress reports.  Please read the award's terms and conditions, which you can download by clicking here. Please download the full funding call by clicking here. Please download the application form by clicking here. For more information please email info@radma.ltd.uk. 

Student Attendance at the R&D Management Conference

RADMA helps fund students to attend the R&D Management Conference. This award is usually administered by the Conference organiser. The award provides support to talented mid-study Masters and PhD students who are presenting a paper at the R&D Management Conference. Candidates must be undertaking a Masters or PhD within the research and development management discipline. For information on forthcoming conferences please click here. 

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