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.

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Latest News

  • ISPIM Innovation Summit, Brisbane

    The 2015 ISPIM Innovation Summit:" Changing the Innovation Landscape" takes place in Brisbane, Australia, from 6-9 December 2015.  Please see Summit website: http://bit.ly/ISPIMSummit. ...

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  • Postgraduate Student Project Support Funding

    March 2015 Review - Funding awarded to Abderaouf Bouguerra, University of Warwick, towards research material, travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in his PhD research “An investigation of absorptive capacity a...

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  • Postgraduate Student Conference Funding

    January 2015 Review Award (deadline for April Review is 31st March) -  Michael Jenkins, University College London, towards conference fees at the Engineering Conferences International: Scale-Up and Manufacturing of Cell-based...

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  • MIoIR Evaluation Course

    Executive Education Short Course - Evaluation of Science and Innovation Policies: 1st-5th June 2015, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, University of Manchester.  https://research.mbs.ac.uk/innovation/Executivecours...

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  • R&D Management Journal

    The January 2015 issue of R&D Management is available at the Wiley Online Library:   http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/radm.2015.45.issue-1/issuetoc.  ...

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  • EIASM - 25th Doctoral Summer School

    “Innovation and Technology Management Research and Publishing” -  The EIASM Doctoral Summer School - supported by RADMA - will be held at the University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, from 31 August &n...

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  • XXVI ISPIM Innovation Conference

    "Shaping the Frontiers of Innovation Management" - Budapest, Hungary, 14-17 June 2015, in partnership with the National Innovation Office.  Call for Papers deadline for submissions is 9 January 2015. Download Call for Papers ...

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  • Doctoral Studies Programme 2015

    Note: 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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  • 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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  • 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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Recent Funding Opportunities

Doctoral Studies Programme

Please note that the Doctoral Studies call for 2015 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 £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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