Join us at R&D Management Conference 2021

The R&D Management Conference 2021 will be hosted online by the University of Strathclyde, 6th-8thJuly, chaired by Professor Beverly Wagner and Dr Juliette Wilson (Marketing), along with co-organisers  Dr  Natalie  McDougall  (Marketing)  and  Professor  John  Liggat  (Pure  &  Applied Chemistry). Dr Aliakbar Jafari (Marketing) and Dr Lawrence Dooley (UCC) are arranging the PhD Colloquium.  We  look  forward  to  bringing  international  academe  and  industry  leaders  together to enjoy a series of parallel tracks surrounding our theme: Innovation in an Era of Disruption.

The conference also offers Keynote Presentations from word class experts, including Steve Radar (Nasa’s  Center  of  Excellence  for  Collaborative  Innovation),  Gavin  McClafferty  (Subsea  7), Professor  Tim  Minshall  (Institute  for  Manufacturing,  Cambridge  University),  Dr  Riccardo  Fini (Imperial College  London) and  Professor Ellen Enkel (University of Duisburg-Essen). Moreover, we  are  delighted  to  offer  a  number  of  Meet  the  Editor  sessions  and  contribute  towards  several forthcoming Special Issues. Our virtual social calendar also aims to please, with ample opportunity to network, keep an eye on the webpage details.

We warmly welcome contributions to the conference. The call for abstracts, e-posters, workshops, tutorials, seminars  and  masterclasses  is  now open –with the deadline of 17th March fast approaching! For further information  contact us at or check  out  our website at


Professor Beverly Wagner

Dr Juliette Wilson

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