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.

You can also follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Radma_assoc.

And connect to us on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/RADMA-Research-Development-Management-Association-7464119?home=&gid=7464119.

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Latest News

  • Doctoral Studies Programme 2015

    Notice: the Doctoral Studies call for applictions is now open - closing date is 28th February 2015.  To download the application form, please visit http://www.radma.ltd.uk/funding-opportunities. This award provides up to...

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  • Events

    XXVI ISPIM Innovation Conference, 14-17 June 2015, Budapest, Hungary.  Call for Papers is now open and the deadline for submissions is 9th January 2015.  More infomation can be found at: http://conference.ispim...

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  • Postgraduate Student Conference Funding

    July 2014 Review Awards:  (Please note: deadline for January 2015 review is 31/12/14.) Maulida Butar Butar, University of Portsmouth, School of Engineering, towards travel, subsistence and accommodation expenses involved in p...

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  • 2015 R&D Management Conference

    The conference website is now on line.  Please follow this link:  http://www.rnd2015.sssup.it/....

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  • Articles of Interest

    Vitae and Naturejobs have launched 'What do research staff do next?'   - This project explores the careers of researchers who used to be employed as research staff in UK or European universities (as research staff, ...

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  • Doctoral Studies Awards 2014/15

    Xiuqin Li, Manchester Business School, PhD: An exploration of how "open R&D" influences the innovation process in R&D services firms. Ambra Mazzelli, Lancaster University, PhD:  How strategic objectives and actions af...

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  • Postgraduate Student Project Support Funding

    May 2014 Review - Funding award to Jacobus Renken, University of Manchester, towards travel and communication expenses involved in his PhD research: Champions of ICT4D Innovations: their orientation to results, relationships and r...

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Recent Funding Opportunities

Doctoral Studies Programme

Opening: 8th November 2014
Closing: 28th February 2015
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 £17,500 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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