Dr Letizia Mortara

Subject Engineering
Fellow type Postdoctoral By-Fellows
Year started 2015


Letizia Mortara is a Senior Research Associate at the University of Cambridge IfM's Centre for Technology Management. Her expertise and key research interests concern the understanding of how companies implement Open Innovation and Technology Intelligence systems. Letizia’s research currently concentrates on understanding how Digital Fabrication technologies could have an impact on innovation and manufacturing. She has authored several papers and reports in these areas. She is also an Associate Editor for the R&D Management journal.

Prior to joining the University of Cambridge in 2005, Letizia gained a first degree in Industrial Chemistry from 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 obtained her PhD in processing and scale-up of advanced ceramic materials at Cranfield University.