Funded Research

RADMA funds Masters and PhD students to study for doctorates, attend conferences (including the R&D Management Conference) and undertake bespoke pieces of research.   If you would like to apply for funding from RADMA please visit: http://www.radma.ltd.uk/funding-opportunities.

Postgraduate Conference Funding

Please note the deadline for the April 2017 Review is 31st March.  You can download application forms from the Funding tab on this website.

January 2017 Review: The following student has been awarded funding support in the January review:  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 Awards: RADMA is pleased to announce the following students have received funding awards from the October 2016 review:  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 Awards: 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 Awards:  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.

October 2015 Review Award:  Jae-Yun Ho, Cambridge University, towards conference fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation at  the IEEE International Conference on Standardisation and Innovation in Information Technology, held in October in San Francisco.

July 2015 Review Awards:  Natalia Kudryashova, Cambridge University, towards conference fees at NetSci 2015 held in June in Spain; Ambra Mazzelli, Lancaster University, towards conference fees, travel and subsistence involved in presenting her paper “A Contingent Perspective and Multidimensional Conceptualisation of Problemistic Search“ at the Academy of Management Conference held in August in British Columbia; Elliott More, Cambridge University, towards travel and subsistence involved in presenting his paper “Improving Long-Term Strategic Planning: An analysis of STEEPLE factors identified in environmental scanning brainstorms” at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology held in August in Oregon; Xianwei Shi, Cambridge University, towards conference fees, travel/subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting his paper “Understanding latecomer strategy from a business ecosystem’s perspective” held in August at the Academy of Management Conference in British Columbia.

April 2015 Review Awards: Bernd Wurth, Strathclyde University, towards conference fees involved in presenting his paper "Research for research's sake?  A critical reflection on the unintended consequences of academic entrepreneurship" at the University-Industry Interaction Conference, Berlin, in June; Stefania Sansoni, Strathclyde University, towards conference fees involved in presenting her paper "A new design system of below-limb prostheses: the role of a visual prosthetic designer" at the ICED Design for Life conference, Milan, in July; Eko Suhartanto, Strathclyde University, towards conference fees involved in presenting his paper "The effects of professional corporate Entrepreneurship practices on listed and non-listed family firms in developing economics" at Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Boston, in June.

January 2015 Review Award: Michael Jenkins, University College London, towards conference fees involved in attending the Engineering Conferences International: Scale-Up and Manufacturing of Cell-based Therapies IV held in San Diego, in January.

October 2014 Review Awards: Juliet Ongwae, Manchester University, towards travel and subsistence involved in presenting her paper: “User Participation in Mobile Money Innovation in Developing Countries” at the 2014 Participatory Design Conference held in Namibia, in October 2014.  Abroon Jamal Qazi, Strathclyde University, towards conference fees, travel and subsistence involved in presenting two papers: ”Supply Chain Risk Management: Systematic Literature Review and a Conceptual Framework for Capturing Interdependencies Between Risks” and “A Novel Application of System Survival Signature in Supply Chain Risk Management” at the 5th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM 2015), to be held in Dubai in March 2015.

July 2014 Review Awards: Maulida Butar Butar, University of Portsmouth, School of Engineering, towards travel, subsistence and accommodation expenses involved in presenting her paper:  “Measuring performance of reverse supply chain in a computer hardware company” at the International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology (ICMIT 2014) held in Singapore, September 2014;  Maya Cara, London Business School, Dept. of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, towards accommodation expenses involved in presenting her paper: “Is organisational complexity good for innovation?” at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management held in Philadelphia, August 2014;  Jane Ho, Cambridge University, Dept. of Engineering, towards conference fees and travel and subsistence expenses involved in her poster presentation: “Anticipatory standardisation activities in support of innovation” at the Gordon Research Seminar on Science & Technology Policy held in New Hampshire, August 2014;  Tobias Langenberg, Lancaster University, Graduate Management School,  towards travel, subsistence and accommodation expenses involved in presenting his paper: “The ‘dilution’ of partner-specific experience at high levels of general alliance experience” at the 34th Annual Conference of the Strategic Management Society held in Madrid, September 2014; Alexander Jaax, London School of Economics and Political Science, Dept. of Geography & Environment, towards conference fees, travel and subsistence expenses involved in presenting his paper: “The territorial dimension of the Russian innovation paradox” at the 17th Uddevalla Symposium 2014 held in Uddevalla, Sweden, June 2014.

April 2014 Review Awards:  Funding awarded to the following students: Frank Dzokoto, Loughborough University, towards conference fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting his paper: “Conceptualising actors’ information behaviour: an investigation into project information dynamics” at the 30th Annual Conference of Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) being held in Portsmouth, September 2014;

Natalia Kudryashova, Cambridge University, towards conference fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting her paper: “The market of Internet sponsored links in the context of competition law: can modelling help?” at the 23rd International World Wide Web Conference held in Seoul, Korea in April 2014;

Simon Milewski, York University, towards conference fees, travel and subsistence involved in presenting his paper: “Exploring open process innovation in large manufacturing firms: framework development and empirical investigation” at the 21st EurOMA Conference – Operations Management in an Innovation Economy - being held in Perlermo, Italy, in June 2014;

Isimemeh Osagie, Strathclyde University, towards conference fees, travel and subsistence involved in presenting his paper: Organisational agility and the business process conundrum: is reconfiguration the answer?” at the European Operations Management Association Conference being held in Perlermo, Italy, in June 2014;

Katia Oliveira Pina, Manchester University, towards conference fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting her paper: “The influence of knowledge types and location on the innovative behaviours of KIBS” at the DRUID Academy Conference held in Aalborg, Denmark, in January 2014.

 Stefania Sansoni, Strathclyde University, towards conference fees involved in presenting her paper: “The aesthetics of prosthetic design: from theory to practice” at the 13th International Design Conference held in Dubrovnik in May 2014;

Ka Wai Shiu, King’s College, London, towards conference fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting his paper: “The mythical implications of technology to ethical decisions of entrepreneurs” at the Sustainability, Ethics and Entrepreneurship (SEE) Conference held in Denver, Colorado in May 2014.

Man Hang Yip, Cambridge University, towards travel and subsistence involved in presenting her papers: “Characterising product-service systems in the healthcare industry” and “The influence of product and service ratio on stakeholder interaction in software system development” at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET ’14) to be held in Kanazawa, Japan, in July 2014.

October 2013 Review Awards:

£500 awarded to JR Gamage, Strathclyde university, towards fees, travel and accommodation involved in presenting his paper: "What Makes Cleaning a Costly Operation in Remanufacturing" at the 11th Global Conference for Sustainable Manufacturing held in Berlin in September 2013.

£298 award to Sophie Payne-Gifford, Reading university, towards fees and accommodation involved in her presentation: "Innovation Systems Analysis to Take Advantage of the Regulatory Opportunity Presented by 1107/2009 - Placing Plant Protection Products on the Market" at the IPM Conference in Lincolnshire in October 2013.

July 2013 Review Awards:

£500 awarded to Yasser Ahmad Bhatti, Said Business School, University of Oxford, towards travel, subsistence and conference fees involved in presenting his paper: “Conceptualising and operationalising frugal innovation” at the Academy of Management Annual Conference in Florida,  August 2013.

£365 awarded to Frank Korbla Dzokoto, Civil and Building Engineering Management, Loughborough University, towards conference fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting his paper:  “Information behaviour characteristics of project actors in organisation management” at the World Congress on Engineering in London, July 2013.

£500 awarded to Omid Omidvar Tehrani, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, University of Manchester, towards travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting his paper:  “Revisiting Absorptive Capacity: Literature review and a Practice-based Extension of the Concept” at the DRUID 2013 Conference in Barcelona, June 2013.

£500 to Aineias Gkikas, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University, towards travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting his paper: “Innovation performance of SMEs within an uncompetitive regional economy: the case of Wales” at the 58th International Council for Small Business World Conference in Puerto Rico in June 2013.

£500 to Javad Jafarian, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester, towards travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in presenting his paper: “A new approach to analyse asynchronous CSMA wireless networks based on hidden node models” at the IEEE VTC-FALL 2013 Conference in Las Vegas in September 2013.

£500 to Man Hang Yip, Dept. Of Engineering, University of Cambridge, towards travel and subsistence involved in presenting his paper: “Stakeholder engagement in early stage product-service system development for healthcare informatics” at the Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology in San Jose, California in July 2013.

April 2013 Review Awards:
£500 Conference fee award to Chunjia Han, Southampton University, presenting Indices of Open Innovation paper at ISPIM Conference, Helsinki, June 2013.

£500 Conference fee award to Sara Hajnassiri, Cambridge University, presenting Measuring Design Performance paper at IPDMC Conference, Paris, June 2013.

£500 award towards Conference fees, travel and accommodation, for Renzo Cordina, Strathclyde University, who presented Investment in Companies with Intangible Assets paper at BAFA Conference, Newcastle in April 2013.

£500 award towards travel and subsistence for Luzselene Rincon-Arguelles, Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge, who presented The Impact of Innovation Management Consultancy Firms on the R&D and Marketing Relationship paper at IAMOT Conference in Brazil, April 2013.

£387 award for conference fees, travel, subsistence and accommodation to Miria Koshy, Warwick Business School, who presented "Electronic Health Records in England's NPfIT: Competing discourses and the rise of the clinician-IT hybrid" paper at the UK Academy of Information Systems Conference, Oxford, in March 2013.

 

Postgraduate Project Support

Please note the deadline for the March review is 28th February: the May review deadline is 30th April.   You can download the forms from the Funding page of this website.

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.

November 2015 Review: Funding has been awarded to Ilias Gerogiannis, Loughborough University, towards travel and accommodation expenses involved in his research: Motivational foundations of advanced services offshorting.

September 2015 Review:  Funding has been awarded to the following students:  Janaka Ranganath, Glasgow Caledonian University, towards travel, data collection and analysis involved in PhD research “Assessment of process level environmental impact of non-conventional manufacturing industrial practices”;  Amir Homayounfard, University of Portsmouth, towards fees, accommodation and travel involved in PhD research “New service-product development decision-making processes to meet the changing demand of the emerging retailing formats in FMCGs (fast moving consumer goods): a study of UK food retailing.”

July 2015 Review -  Funding has been awarded to the following students:  Gary Chapman, Queen’s University, Belfast, towards administration expenses involved in his PhD research “Examining the attitudinal and intention additionality of R&D grants: a conceptualisation and empirical examination"; Yuta Hirose, Cambridge University, towards accommodation and living expenses involved in his PhD research “A framework for mapping the development and evolution of technology ventures”;  Hendro Tjaturpriono, Cranfield University, towards administration expenses involved in his PhD research “New product development portfolio management: unravelling the routines in the decision-making processes.”

May 2015 Review - Funding awarded to Clara Aranda-Jan, Cambridge University, towards travel expenses involved in her PhD research: "Uncovering opportunities for value co-creation: contextual factors and interactions in the design process in the medical devices sector in a low- and high-income country"; Wen Liu, Cambridge University, towards travel and accommodation expenses involved in his Masters research: "An investigation into 'green servicising' within various manufacturing industries."

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 and firm performance: the case of local firms in the UAE”;  George Obeng Dankwah, Aston University, towards travel, subsistence and accommodation involved in his PhD research “The bottom of the pyramid (BoP) strategies of MNCs and micro-entrepreneurship development in Ghana”;  Jae-Yun Ho, Robinson College, Cambridge, towards travel, accommodation and subsistence, involved in her PhD research “Anticipatory Standardisation Activities in Support of Innovation.”

January 2015 Review - one award - requested no publicity.

November 2014 Review - Funding awarded to: Ezequiel Zylberberg, Oxford University, towards travel expenses involved in his PhD research: “State supported innovation intermediaries and industrial upgrading in Brazil”; Denis Frydrych, Edinburgh University, towards travel and accommodation expenses involved in his PhD research: “An investigation of entrepreneurial activities in crowdfunding”;  Munavvar Sultana Syedda, London School of Commerce, towards travel and subsistence involved in her PhD research: “Institutional support in empowering women entrepreneurs through ICT based innovations in the UK: strategies and challenges.”

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 resources.

March 2014 Review - The following students are being supported:  Yu-Chia Ko, MBS, Innovation Mgmt. and Policy, towards travel and transcription expenses involved in his research: "Effect of government actions on technological innovation for UK's carbon capture and storage."  Amelia Sharman, London School of Economics and Political Science, Geography & Environment, towards transcription support expenses involved in her PhD research: "Much ado about nothing?  The impact of climate scepticism on science and policy."

January 2014 Review - £1000 awarded to Man Hang Yip, Centre for Technology Management, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge, for travel and accommodation expenses involved in her PhD research:  “Healthcare product-service system (PSS) characterisation in the early stage of the PSS development process.”  £1000 awarded to Huey Yuen Ng, University of Cambridge, for accommodation expenses involved in his PhD research: “Accelerating industrial emergence using the business ecosystem approach.”  £1000 awarded to Samuel Adomako, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, for data collection and analysis, travel and miscellaneous expenses involved in his PhD research: “Small business growth in Ghana.”

November 2013 Review - £1000 awarded to Sara Hajnassiri, Dept. of Engineering, Cambridge University, towards travel, accommodation and miscellaneous expenses involved in her PhD research "Measuring Design Performance."  £990 to David Johnson, University of Edinburgh Business School, towards travel and accommodation expenses involved in his PhD research: "Regenerative Medicine Venturing: The Development of Collaborative Capabilities Under Uncertainty."  £1000 awarded to Juliet Ongwae, School of Environment, University of Manchester, towards travel expenses involved in her PhD research: "Participation in Mobile Money Innovation in Developing Countries."

September 2013 Review - £1000 has been awarded to Simon Milewski, York University, towards travel and accommodation expenses involved in his PhD research: Managing the collaboration with external partners for open process innovation in large manufacturing firms.

July 2013 Review - £120 has been awarded to Supharat Ridthichai, Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge, towards travel expenses involved in her MPhil research: "Enablers and barriers to the adoption of renewable energy technologies for power generation: an analysis of energy storage systems in the UK."

May 2013 Review - £1000 has been awarded to Stuart MacKinven, University of Strathclyde towards travel and accommodation expenses involved in his PhD research: A maturity assessment for open innovation: Empirical research grounded in dynamic capabilities.

March 2013 Review - £1000 has been awarded to Samantha Vanderslott, University College London, for transport and accommodation expenses related to her research for her PhD: "Open innovation approaches to neglected disease research and development."

January 2013 Review - £1000 has been awarded to Maya Cara, London Business School, for patent database access in connection with research for PhD: "Innovation Along the Supply Chain."

November 2012 review - £750 to: Steven Pattinson, Teesside University Business School, Middlesbrough, for field work and transcription costs involved in his PhD research on "Innovation, knowledge acquisition and collaboration in science-based SMEs: a communities of practice perspective"; £1000 to Hajar Mozaffar, University of Edinburgh Business School/Innovation & Entrepreneurship Group, towards travel and accommodation costs involved in his PhD research on"From User Invention to Application of Innovation"; and £1000 to Robert Anderson, University of Strathclyde, Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management, towards travel and subsistence costs involved in his PhD research on "Open Innovation & Crowdsourcing in Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs.)"

Doctoral Studies Awards

Funded 2016/17

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

Funded 2015/16

Feranita Feranita, Lancaster University, PhD:  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: 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: Platform business model and strategy; Dayo Abinusawa, Cambridge University, PhD: How firms use corporate venture capital activities to support the commercialisation of outputs from R&D activities; Xia Han, Cambridge University, PhD: Dynamics of service innovation systems and company performance; Ribin Seo, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, PhD: How does the public subsidy for R&D collaboration in SMEs affect performance?  The impact of social capital and entrepreneurial orientation on innovation performance.

Funded 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 affect value creation through its influence on decisions concerning technology and innovation management in SME's.

Antonius H. van den Broek, University of the Arts, London, PhD: Strategy development in digital design firms.

Bing Bing Ge, Lancaster University, PhD: Family involvement and innovation in SME's: a human resource management perspective.

Nitish Gupta, Cambridge University, PhD: Establishing links to technology, product and business in the process of project assessment and portfolio balancing.

Funded 2013/14

Mohammad Yasser Darvizeh, Manchester Business School, PhD title: "Dynamic capabilities in new product development and its effect on firms' performance."

Anna Walker, Manchester Business School, PhD title: "A multilevel investigation into the psychology of Front End innovation."

Xingkun Liang, Cambridge University, PhD title: "Insight into the international R&D network - understanding and designing global innovation network."

Xia Meng, University of Bath, PhD title: The application of forecasting methods in companies and other organisations."

Marc Szepan, Oxford University, PhD title: "M&A Strategy, Latecomer Firms and Acquisition Integration."

Hyunwook Hwangbo, Lancaster University, PhD title: "An examination of how approaches to product design differ nationally by examining organisational cultures: a study of East and West.

Funded 2012/13

Stephen Anderson-Macdonald, London Business School, PhD title: "The role of 'Management Capital' in innovation and business transformation for emerging market entrepreneurs."

Laurens Chaskel, Cambridge University, PhD title: "Strategic management of intellectual property portfolios in academic research, with particular reference to the needs of SMEs."

Tobias Langenberg, Lancaster University, PhD title: "SA and M&A portfolios."

Katia Pina, Manchester University, PhD title: "Business and Management."

Radomir Tylecote, Imperial College London, PhD title: "How can foreign investors in China's solar PV and concentrated solar power (CSP) sectors create safer investment strategies when transferring patent-based intellectual property?"

Funded 2011/12

Clemens Chaskel, Cambridge University, PhD title: "Technology management: design and customisation of analytical tools."

Sara Hajnassiri, Cambridge University, PhD title: "Defining and measuring the value of product development processes."

Michael Ilevbare, Cambridge University, PhD title: "An investigation into the treatment of risk and uncertainty in roadmapping."

Yi-Chang Lee, Lancaster University, PhD title: "Innovative product design decision-making in SMEs."

Harald Overholm, Cambridge University, PhD title: "The role of business model innovation in sustainable technology diffusion: how product-service system firms can create growth in innovative technology industries."

Claire Weiller, Cambridge University, PhD title: "Promoting R&D and commercialisation of electric vehicles."

Funded 2010/11

Mahdi Amin, Cambridge University, PhD title: "Managing globally outsourced new product development."

Magda Hassan, Cambridge University, PhD title: "Global R&D networks: a cultural perspective on social network analysis, intra-organisational knowledge flow and organisational innovation."

Funded 2009/10

Jan-Niklas Keltsch, Cambridge University, PhD title: "Managing technology: the link to business strategy and operations."

Lan Tao, Cambridge University, PhD title: "Managing the process of radical innovation in established companies."

R&D Management Conference

RADMA supported student attendance from the following universities at the 2016 R&D Management Conference held at the University of Cambridge in JulyRWTH 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.

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 .

 

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Recent Funding Opportunities

Doctoral Studies Programme

Please note that the 2017 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. You will also need to download the application spreadsheet by clicking here.  For more information please email info@radma.ltd.uk. 

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