Ever wondered why TESLA gave away all their patents for free?

If you are interested in this topic and related questions then you should consider applying for this PhD studies opportunity. The Centre for Technology Management at the University of Cambridge is currently looking for a student, preferably with an engineering, industrial engineering or business degree and experience in innovation and intellectual property (IP) management to be considered for a fully funded EPSRC scholarship. The project focuses on strategic firm behaviour to use open approaches to IP for becoming successful innovators. Further information is available here:


The application deadline is 31 January. For further information please contact Dr Frank Tietze (frank.tietze@eng.cam.ac.uk).