The R&D Management Conference Office works closely with RADMA and the Editors of the R&D Management Journal to develop the annual conference and a series of occasional workshops for the R&D Community.


Letizia Mortara

Dr Letizia Mortara

Letizia Mortara is Head of the R&D Management Conference Office. 

Letizia Mortara is a Senior Research Associate at the University of Cambridge and a By-Fellow at Churchill College, Cambridge. She is also an Associate Editor for the R&D Management journal. Letizia’s current focus is in the areas of Strategic Technology Management and Technology Enterprise.

Specific research projects include Technology intelligence (i.e. activity set-up in order to keep abreast with the latest developments in technology) Open Innovation, and the advent of Digital Fabrication technologies in manufacturing (e.g. 3D Printing) and their implications for business.

Letizia has worked within the Centre for Technology Management at the Institute for Manufacturing since 2005. Prior to this, she gained her first degree in Industrial Chemistry at the University of Bologna in Italy. After spending three years working as a process/product manager in the chemical industry, she moved to the UK where she gained her PhD in processing and process scale-up of advanced ceramic materials at Cranfield University.


Jo Griffiths

Jo Griffiths

Jo Griffiths supports Letizia in the R&D Management Conference Office. She also manages a range of courses and conferences for the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge.





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