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Contract Design  for R&D Licensing

Contract Design  for R&D Licensing

How should innovators design licensing contracts, when there is incomplete information on the partner’s valuation of the innovation, and limited control over the partner’s development efforts? (published in Operations Research)

Project Leader: Bert De Reyck

R&D Project Valuation and Negotiations

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How can we value early-stage R&D projects and support licensing negotiations? (published in Interfaces; recipient of INFORMS Case Competition Award)

Project Leader: Bert De Reyck

Comparative Study of Dysphagia Research

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When patients have successful outcomes post cancer treatment or CVA they then often have an uphill struggle to relearn new techniques for swallowing. This current study considers the current research and the implications for future research.

Project Leader: Graham Collins

Predictive Analytics to Improve Patient Care

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Small changes in nursing care can vastly improve survival rates in long-term patients and yet according to research published in the Journal Dysphagia these are not being followed. A modelling approach representing the ...more

Project Leader: Graham Collins

Dark Pools a Benefit to All?

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There are increasingly sophisticated algorithms being developed in the financial markets to seek out liquidity and yet not alert other parties. Do they benefit all stakeholders and can these algorithms also be adapted for early cancer diagnosis?

Project Leader: Graham Collins

A Strategy for Corporate Project ‘buy-in’

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Making use of the latest advances in the understanding of neuroscience can help make us better leaders and project managers. (Proceedings Projekte & Emotional Intelligenz conference Vienna also Principles of Project Management series, APM)

Project Leader: Graham Collins

Outsourcing Decisions in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Firms

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What are the key tradeoffs in outsourcing and contract-manufacturing decisions in pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms? Which operational and organisational capabilities ...More
Project Leader: Bilal Gokpinar

Exploring the Creative Process in Healthcare Policy Teams

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This project explores the creative processes that occur naturally in interdisciplinary teams developing healthcare IT policy. How does engagement with different types of processes influence the generation and ....more.

Project Leader: Sarah Harvey

Universities as engines for industrial growth

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How has the rise of new science-based industries altered the organization of universities? A study of the development of university-industry relationships in Silicon Valley details the critical role of universities in the region’s success and outlines distinctive ...more.

Project Leader: Simcha Jong

Assessing the performance of Silicon Valley spin-off firms

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Study on Silicon Valley firms and the academic laboratories these firms were spun off from. Findings highlight a significant impact of various organizational features of “founding laboratories” on the performance of firms in...more.

Project Leader: Simcha Jong

Universities’ relationship to the economy and public policy

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Which levers do policy makers in different countries have at their disposal in fostering the development of science-based industries? How are they constrained by existing labor- and financial- market institutions? (two book chapters). 

Project Leader: Simcha Jong

Enhancing R&D productivity through academic collaborations

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The study’s database comprises detailed information on activities in the academic community of 4,780 American and British science-based firms and the impact of these activities on R&D productivity. Findings outline strategic ...more.

Project Leader: Simcha Jong

Managing science-led innovation in high-tech firms

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Which organizational levers do managers have at their disposal in organizing science-led R&D? Case studies highlight formal structures, routines, and cultures that distinguish successful science-based ventures (International workshop planned at ...more.

Project Leader: Simcha Jong


Commercializing disruptive technologies: Venture creation and the choice of business model

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Commercializing disruptive technologies: Business models for a rough financial climate  More.

Project Leader: Simcha Jong

Manufacturing decisions and the commercialization of disruptive technologies

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Manufacturing expertise is often in short supply in novel industries. What are the implications for business development? (Funded through TSB Regenerative Medicine program). 

Project Leader: Simcha Jong


Marketing disruptive technologies

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What are the challenges managers face in marketing disruptive technologies and how do they alter the behavior of critical stakeholders? (with Research Associate Dr Enrico Forti and funded through Regenerative Medicine program). 

Project Leader: Simcha Jong

Treating poor prognosis patients leads to higher learning rates in fertility care

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Difficult undertakings offer valuable opportunities for learning because knowledge and practices developed as a consequence of dealing with difficult cases spill over and have ...more.

Project Leader: Mihaela Stan

Managing creativity by design: Coordinating creative inputs in comic strip production

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Can task design stand as a recipe for creativity? Or is it that due process and accountability doesn’t agree with designer stubble and artistic panache? This study investigates the ...more

Project Leader: Mihaela Stan

Sweetening the Pill of Change? Marketing Radical Innovations in the Regenerative Medicine Industry

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How are markets created? How to commercialize radical innovations? How to communicate pros and cons to prospect clients? This study leverages product-level data about the ...more

Project Leader: Enrico Forti

General Management

Contract Design  for R&D Licensing

Richard’s work ‘Introduction to Management’ is now in its fourth edition; and a re-worked version is to be published in the Autumn of 2011 (published by Palgrave Macmillan). 

Project Leader: Richard Pettinger

Investment Appraisal: a managerial approach

Contract Design  for R&D Licensing

An evaluation of the full context in which investment decisions are made, and results produced (published by Macmillan) 

Project Leader: Richard Pettinger

Contemporary Strategic Management

Contract Design  for R&D Licensing

A crystallisation of much of the work carried out over the previous ten years, and a definition of one aspect of management in practice (published by Palgrave Macmillan).

Project Leader: Richard Pettinger

Performance and performance management

Contract Design  for R&D Licensing

A crystallisation, analysis and evaluation of the strengths and shortcomings of how managers and organisations assess and evaluate their own performance for success and otherwise (published by Pearson). 

Project Leader: Richard Pettinger

Warfarin Dose Adjustment for Prevention of Stroke

Contract Design  for R&D Licensing

Patients in risk of stroke are often prescribed anti-coagulant drugs to reduce the likelihood of formation of blood clots, potentially leading to a stroke event. Warfarin is the most widely prescribed anti-coagulant drug worldwide. Yet, warfarin is associated with a complex ...more

Project Leader: Rouba Ibrahim