Innovation and IP management

Open innovation: Solving IP challenges for SMEs

Dr Frank Tietze, Head of the Innovation and Intellectual Property Management (IIPM) Lab and co-author of a new European Commission report looking at IP and Open Innovation (OI), explains how SMEs can use IP more strategically to gain competitive advantage.

IP strategy: from innovative ideas to viable businesses

Intellectual property (IP) is a major asset for most companies, from entrepreneurial ventures through to multinationals. Dr Frank Tietze unpicks IP strategy development for start-ups and growing companies.

The roadmap to smart scaling: How to avoid the pitfalls of new corporate ventures

In 2021, IfM Education and Consulting Services will be collaborating with Lean Scaleup to support corporate innovation in a new peer group. In this article, peer group leads Rob Munro and Frank Mattes discuss some of the approaches they teach and how companies can use ecosystem thinking to successfully start and scale up new corporate ventures.

Could intellectual property concerns slow the response to COVID-19?

A new paper from IfM and University of Cambridge researchers explores how to avoid IP-related delays in the pandemic response.

Intellectual property challenges for the digital economy

As manufacturers transition into digitally driven business models, there are significant implications for intellectual property (IP). Dr Frank Tietze considers five key challenges, and some strategies to address them.

Additive Manufacturing Innovations by UK Organisations

This study examines the state of additive manufacturing (AM) innovation within UK-owned organisations.

Patently not obvious

Frank Tietze knows more than most about IP and hopes to help Cambridge and the UK do a lot better in the global IP charts.

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