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Aocheng Tang

Aocheng Tang

PhD Candidate, Department of Engineering, Institute for Manufacturing

Aocheng has joined the Centre for Technology Management under the supervision of Dr Frank Tietze. Aocheng has obtained his MEng degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London in 2016, and just graduated with an MPhil degree in Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management from the University of Cambridge.

With focuses on bioeconomies and synthetic biology, his doctoral research aims to transform our understanding of which IP (Intellectual Property) management models exist, mechanisms (how) and conditions under which (when, where) they positively impact sustainability transitions.

Key Publications

Tang, A., Tietze, F., & Molloy, J. (2018) Openness and Closedness of Company’s IP Strategies: an exploratory study on synthetic biology start-ups in the UK. Paper presented at the R&D Management Conference, Milan, Italy.