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R&D Management Conference: 3 - 6 July 2016

From Science to Society: Innovation and Value Creation

Studying at Cambridge


R&D lies at the heart of all technology intensive enterprises and is a critical resource to be managed for societal, environmental and economic benefit. The conference will address the challenges that this raises, including the following topics:

  • Tools, toolkits, techniques and processes for managing technology, R&D and innovation
  • Entrepreneurship, investment, open innovation, business models and intellectual property
  • Technology and innovation policy, systems of innovation, innovation impact and university-industry interaction
  • People, organisation, skills and learning for R&D effectiveness

The programme will feature keynote speakers, academic and industrial tracks, workshops, tutorials and a range of social events including a conference dinner.  It will be preceded by a two day PhD Colloquium.

Organised by the Centre for Technology Management, University of Cambridge. 


The R&D Management conference 2016 is sponsored by:

untitled.pngbp-logo.jpg ThyssenKrupp      Routledge   Wiley


 Exhibitors include:








In association with the Cambridge Strategic Technology & Innovation Management Consortium:



and in association with the R&D Management Journal and RADMA Association:






The city of Cambridge has attractive architecture, both ancient and modern. It also has huge cultural appeal, a wide variety of arts and entertainment and superb shopping facilities. There is a programme of arts and science events all year round, with a range of festivals in summer including the world-famous Cambridge Folk Festival. Today, Cambridge is at the heart of the high-technology centre “Silicon Fen” with its economic strengths from industries such as software and bioscience, with many start-up companies having been spun out of the university.

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