For engineering students the University of Cambridge launches new course on Innovation and Strategic management of Intellectual Property

Very pleased to see the launch of the new eight-week course on „Innovation and Strategic management of Intellectual Property“ (4E1) on Wednesday this week. The course is taught at the University’s Department of Engineering attended by approximately 60 undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate / PhD students from different programmes. The course is mandatory for the IfM’s MPhil ISMM programme (Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management) as part of this year’s redesigned curriculum.

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The IP management module covers topics such as protection, enforcement and risk management, markets for technology and licensing, open innovation and appropriation strategies, but as well as insights into how firms organize for effective IP management and IP analytics for technology intelligence.

The course is taught by Dr Frank Tietze, head of the Innovation and IP Management (IIPM) research group, based within the Centre for Technology Management, Institute for Manufacturing. The module is supported by guest speakers from the UKIPO and EPO as well as senior IP managers from ARM, Google and ThyssenKrupp.

Further details are available here: http://teaching.eng.cam.ac.uk/content/engineering-tripos-part-iib-4e1-innovation-strategic-management-intellectual-property-2017

Learn more about our IP research @ today’s IfM briefing day

Come along to today’s IfM briefing day if you like to learn more about the research in our Innovation and IP research group (IIPM). This will be covered as part of the CTM talk on „Effective technology and innovation management“ from 12:00 – 12:30. Further details here.

Fully funded PhD scholarship at Centre for Technology Management, University of Cambridge

Pleased to announce a fully funded EPSRC scholarship to support one PhD student with research focusing on „OpenIP strategies for emerging technologies“ starting in October 2017.

Applicants from the UK are eligible for a full award covering university and college fees and a maintenance allowance. Applicants from the EU are only eligible for a fees-only award unless they can be deemed a home student, i.e. have been permanent residency in the UK for the 3 years preceding October 2017. Unfortunately, overseas applicants are not eligible for this particular scholarship.

The application deadline is 31 January 2017. Further details available here.

University Lectureship in Manufacturing Engineering/Operations Management

At the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) at Cambridge University we are seeking to appoint a new lecturer, specialising in Manufacturing Engineering/Operations Management, from 1st October 2016. Further details on the post can be found here. If you would like an informal discussion about this post please do not hesitate to contact either our Head of IfM, Professor Andy Neely (adn1000@cam.ac.uk) or the chair of the search committee, Dr Tim Minshall (thwm100@eng.cam.ac.uk).

The closing date for applications is 31st January 2016. To apply online for this position please visit here.