Cambridge: Two postdoc positions at CTM

We are looking for two more postdocs (research associate / senior research associate) to support our Centre for Technology Management at the Institute for Manufacturing. Particularly we are seeking one candidate to support the work on open innovation and one candidate to support my work on IP management. The deadline is on 7 July (reference letters to be provided at a later stage).

Information on the call details are available at:

Cambridge Intellectual Property Interest Group: Kick-off on 7 July

On 7 July, 11:00 we will kick-off an Intellectual Property Interest Group (IPIG) at the Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge. The group will meet a few times per year to engage in detailed discussions about specific IP related, practice driven problems. Come along if you work for a manufacturing firm and are concerned with IP related decisions. We will present our ideas about a suitable modus operandi and membership details. To register please contact me at Following the meeting, on 12:30 the Strategic IP Forum event will start.

IfM to organize Cambridge’s first Strategic Intellectual Property Forum, 7 July 2015

We are pleased to announce the first Strategic Intellectual Property Forum (SIPF). SIPF’s half day event on Tuesday, 7 July 2015 focuses on strategic IP topics from a business perspective. The forum aims to bring together interested individuals, such as CTOs, portfolio managers, VPs Technology, Heads of Innovation/ IP / licensing from a range of companies and sectors to engage in an expert community. The programme [Link] features four speakers representing large companies and entrepreneurial ventures, representing the university perspective as well as and the European Patent Office. SIPF is organized in partnership with Avidity IP, the Cambridge-based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys and Cambridge Network.

Further information and registration:

Prior to SIPF’s event the IfM and Cambridge Network invite individuals from manufacturing companies (in a broad sense) to join the kick-off meeting of an IP Interest Group (IPIG). The Group will provide a trusted platform for its members to engage in in-depth discussions on strategically relevant IP topics meeting regularly a few times per year.

During the kick-off event we will propose a modus operandi for further discussions. Members are expected to join the meetings regularly. The number of participants is limited. Arrangements will be made to compose a non-competitive group.

If you would like more information about joining the IPIG please e-mail Dr Frank Tietze (

Uni Cambridge, Centre for Technology Management: Postdoc job opportunity

We are seeking applications for two postdocs “Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Strategic Technology and Innovation Management”. The application deadline is 7 July. Further information about the job advertisement is available at: