Awarded Funding

Doctoral Studies Awards

Doctoral Studies Awards 2017

Funding has been awarded to:

  • Jonas Ehrnsperger, Institute for Manufacturing, Dept. of Engineering, Cambridge University, PhD title: Open IP-strategies for emerging technologies
  • Xuezi Ma, Institute for Manufacturing, Dept. of Engineering, Cambridge University, PhD title: Sustainable packaging design for consumer products during the R&D process
  • Cristobal Garcia-Herrera, Imperial College London, PhD title: Lean innovation management by design: a multi-case study of ambidexterity and acceleration interfaces in large manufacturing firms
  • John Makokha, Kent University, PhD title: Exploring the significance of corporate giving to firm innovation through knowledge transfer mechanisms for consumer-oriented firms in Africa.

Doctoral Studies Awards 2016

Funding has been awarded to:

  • Martha Bloom, Sussex University, PhD title: Skills for Innovation in the UK Creative Industries: the impact of human resource management on R&D
  • Kevin Reuther, University of the West Scotland, PhD title: Interaction of organisational structures and processes to increase innovative capacity
  • Yuta Hirose, Cambridge University, PhD title: Technology Venture Emergence Patterns, exploring how uncertainties are coped with while creating and capturing customer values
  • Maurizio Catulli, Open University, PhD title: The adoption and diffusion of Product Service Systems (PSS) in consumer markets
  • Jamal Alsaady, Manchester University, PhD title: Consumer decision making of radical innovations: the role of maximisation.

Doctoral Studies Awards 2015/16

Funding has been awarded to:

  • F. Feranita, Lancaster University, PhD title: International R&D alliances and aims at identifying and examining the factors that influence their sustained performance over time (resilience)
  • Dhruba Borah, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, PhD title: India as a global innovation hub: why and how India should improve its national innovation system to facilitate better scope for open innovation
  • Junic Kim, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, PhD title: Platform business model and strategy
  • Dayo Abinusawa, Cambridge University, PhD title: How firms use corporate venture capital activities to support the commercialisation of outputs from R&D activities
  • Xia Han, Cambridge University, PhD title: Dynamics of service innovation systems and company performance
  • Ribin Seo, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, PhD title: How does the public subsidy for R&D collaboration in SMEs affect performance? The impact of social capital and entrepreneurial orientation on innovation performance

Doctoral Studies Awards – previous years



Postgraduate Research Support Awards

July 2017 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Dhruba Borah, Manchester University, towards travel and accommodation involved in his PhD research:  “Investigations into human resource management (HRM) challenges for offshoring R&D to emerging countries: evidence from foreign MNC’s R&D subsidiaries in India”;

Noviaristanti, Siska, Strathclyde University, towards travel and workshop expenses, involved in her PhD research:  “Orchestrating an innovation ecosystem in corporate’s open innovation strategy: a corporate accelerator programme”;

Kyung Ju Han, Sussex University, towards travel and subsistence expenses involved in his PhD research:  “Characteristics of collaborative patterns and their implications for performance: an empirical study on public R&D projects in the eHealth sector of South Korea”;

Maurizio Catulli, Open University, towards fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting his paper:  “A double diffusion of innovations: the case of electric automobility product service system” at the Product Life and the Environment Conference, held in Delft, the Netherlands, in November;

Feranita Feranita, Lancaster University, towards fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting her paper: “Collaborative innovation in family firms: past research, current debates and an agenda for future research”, at the International Family Enterprise Research Academy Conference, held in Croatia in June;

Mingjin Guo, Cambridge University, towards fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting her paper:  “Ecosystem strategy in technology licensing” at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, held in Atlanta in August;

Fengjie Pan, Manchester Business School, towards fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting her paper:  “The nature of innovation in creative industries: the case of the advertising industry”, at the British Academy of Management, held at Warwick University in September;

Xianwei Shi, Cambridge University, towards fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting his paper: “Unpacking entrepreneurial ecosystem health” at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, held in Atlanta in August;

Shuai Zhang, Cambridge University, towards travel and subsistence involved in presenting his paper:  “The difficulties of information searches in engineering design for product development” at the International Conference on Engineering Design, held  in Vancouver in August.


 

May 2017 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Dhruba Borah, Manchester University, towards conference fees and accommodation involved in presenting his paper: Teaching-based industry-academia collaborations in India: what academia-level factors influence different models of collaborations?, at the DRUID Conference, held in June in New York.


 

Postgraduate Conference Funding

January 2017 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Izudeen Ahmad, Brunel University London, towards travel and subsistence involved in presenting his paper: Healthcare Innovation and Performance Factors for Telemedicine Acceptance in Malaysia, at the ISPIM Innovation Forum: Fostering Innovation Ecosystems, to be held in Toronto in March 2017.


October 2016 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Sara Han, Manchester Metropolitan University, towards conference fees, travel and subsistence, involved in presenting her paper: “Whole systems thinking for circular economy design practice” at the Circular Transitions conference, to be held in London in November 2016


Kari Koskinen, London School of Economics and Political Science, towards conference fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation, involved in presenting his paper: “The role of context in the creation of digital technology for local markets” at the 4S/EASST Conference held in Barcelona in September 2016.


July 2016 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Keston Perry, SOAS, University of London, towards travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting his paper: “Governing science-industry collaborations in the Global South: from networks of power to developmental coalitions” at the Young Scholars Initiative Workshop, 2016 ECLAC Summer School on Latin American Economies, held in Santiago, Chile, in July 2016


Salma Raheem, London School of Economics and Political Science, towards Conference fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting her paper “Multicultural Individuals: how they enhance team creativity and problem solving through engaging in brokerage activities”, at the Academy of International Business conference, held in New Orleans, USA in June 2016


Xianwei Shi, University of Cambridge, towards conference fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting his papers: “Innovation ecosystem governance: a typology of generic strategies for managing complementors” and “Conceptualising entrepreneurial ecosystems: definition, configurations and health”, at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, held in Anaheim, USA, in August 2016.


April 2016 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Abderaouf Bouguerra, University of Warwick, towards Conference fees and accommodation involved in presenting his paper “Absorptive Capacity and Organisational Performance: a review and research agenda”, at the Academy of Management, being held in California in August


Szu-Yao Chien, Manchester Business School, towards travel, subsistence and accommodation, involved in presenting her paper “Social media as a co-innovation hub: understanding the idea generation network in the data rich environment”, at the 25th Frontiers in Service Conference, being held in Norway, in June


Matthew Prime, Imperial College London, towards, Conference fees, travel and subsistence and accommodation, involved in presenting his paper “Frugal innovations for healthcare: a toolkit for innovators”, at the Academy of Management, being held in California, in August


Agnessa Shpakova, University of Strathclyde, towards Conference fees travel and subsistence, involved in presenting her paper “The role of gamification in knowledge management”, at EURAM’16, held in Paris, in June


Eko Suhartanto, University of Strathclyde, towards Conference fees involved in presenting his paper “The combination effects of professionalization and entrepreneurial orientation on employee engagement in family and non-family firms”, at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, held in Boston, in June


Shuai Zhang, University of Cambridge, towards travel and subsistence involved in presenting his paper “Information searches by vehicle engineers in engineering design development”, at the 7th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, being held in Orlando in July.


Postgraduate Project Support

March 2017 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Vittoria Magrelli, Lancaster University, towards travel expenses involved in her PhD research: “Innovation and tradition: a study of co-existing logics in family firms”


Mayra Morales Tirado, MIoIR, Manchester University, towards travel and accommodation expenses involved in her PhD research:  “Understanding science, technology and innovation policy: towards the design of the special programme of science, technology and innovation 2018 for Mexico”


Sayan Sarkar, London Business School, towards database access expenses involved in his PhD research: “Three essays in innovation and entrepreneurship in the UK”


January 2017 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Godwin Chukwukelu, Alliance Business School, Manchester University, towards travel and accommodation involved in his PhD research: “The relationship between intellectual property protection and open innovation.”


Cristobal Juan Garcia-Herrera, Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London, towards travel and accommodation involved in his PhD research: “Lean innovation management by design: a multi-case study of ambidexterity and acceleration interfaces in large firms in the forestry, logistics and energy sectors.”


November 2016 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Georgios Glouftsios, Queen’s University Belfast, towards travel expenses involved in his PhD research: “EU Border Security as a Practice-Network: Science, Technology, Security.”


September 2016 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Selim Cakir, Warwick University, towards travel and accommodation involved in his PhD research: “Effects of organisational slack on firm performance – the role of managers.”


Mingjin Guo, Cambridge University, towards travel, accommodation and logistics expenses involved in her PhD research: “Formulating intellectual property strategy: the business ecosystem perspective.”


July 2016 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Bingqing Zhao, University of Cambridge, towards travel, accommodation and subsistence, involved in her PhD research: “An evidence-based approach for technology venture assessment.”


May 2016 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Dhruba Borah, Manchester Business School, towards travel expenses involved in PhD research: “Study on challenges for offshoring R&D to emerging countries: evidence from foreign MNC subsidiaries in India”


Xianwei Shi, Cambridge University, towards travel and logistics expenses involved in PhD research: “Innovation Ecosystem Health: a cluster perspective.”


March 2016 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Szu-Yao Chien, Manchester Business School, towards data collection, involved in PhD research “Social media as a co-innovation hub: understanding the idea generation network in the data rich environment”


Toritsesan Erumi, Manchester University, towards data collection, travel expenses and research permit, involved in PhD research “Inclusive innovation intermediaries: the case of inclusive digital innovation targeting women-led SMEs in Tanzania”


Lisa Maria Messina, Queen’s University Belfast, towards travel and accommodation, involved in PhD research “The role of human and social capital in promoting the international growth of high-tech university spin-offs”


Shuai Zhang, Cambridge University, towards travel and accommodation, involved in PhD research “Understanding the use and reuse of information and experience in engineering design for product development.”


January 2016 Review

Funding has been awarded to:

Henrik Larsen, Imperial College London, towards travel and interview expenses involved in his research: Global innovation networks, environmentally sound technologies and transition processes in developing countries.


R&D Management Conference Funding

2017 R&D Management Conference, University of Leuven

RADMA supported attendance by students from the following universities:

Tshwane University of Technology; University of Manchester; RWTH Aachen University; HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management; University of Messina; Scuola Superiore San’Anna; LIUC University; University of Cambridge; KU Leuven University – Brussels Campus; National Chenchi University; Yonsei University; University of Twente; Philipps-University of Marburg; KU Leuven; University of Greenwich; University of Augsburg; Vrije University, Amsterdam; University of Carlo Cattaneo; Pontifical Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro; University of the West of Scotland; Technical University of Munich; National Tsing Hua University; University of Trento; University of Malaysia; University of Potsdam;

2016 R&D Management Conference, University of Cambridge

RADMA supported attendance by students from the following universities:

  • RWTH AACHEN University
  • University of Oslo
  • Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Yonsei University
  • Institute for Manufacturing
  • University of Rome Tor Vergata
  • Gdansk University of Technology
  • Technical University of Denmark
  • University of Cambridge
  • VU University Amsterdam
  • University of Western Australia
  • Japan Advanced institute of Science and Technology
  • Gävle University College
  • Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies
  • Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
  • Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers
  • Graz Univeristy of Technology
  • National Chengchi University
  • Portland State University
  • RMIT University
  • University of Glasgow

2015 R&D Management Conference, Pisa

RADMA funded 20 students at the 2015 R&D Management Conference in Pisa which allowed them to attend and present papers.  Students attended from the following universities:

  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Technical University of Denmark
  • VU University, Amsterdam
  • University of St Gallen
  • Mines ParisTech PSL Research University
  • Faculty of Business and Economics KU Leuven
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
  • RWTH Aachen University
  • Ajou University
  • Aarhus University
  • Halmstad University
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • University College Cork, Ireland
  • Aalborg University
  • Inst. for Food and Resource Economics at the University of Bonn
  • University of Cambridge
  • Lancaster University
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology