Dr Letizia Mortara

Senior Research Associate at Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge

Senior Research Associate, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge

Dr Letizia Mortara is a Senior Research Associate in Technology Management in the Institute for Manufacturing at the University of Cambridge. Her current research 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 and their implications for business.

Dr Mortara joined the IfM's Centre for Technology Management as a Research Associate in 2005. She has a first degree in Industrial Chemistry gained 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.