2017 PDMA-UNH Innovation Doctoral Consortium July 19-21

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) and the Product Development & Management Association (PDMA) are co-sponsoring the third triennial PDMA-UNH Doctoral Consortium from Wednesday, July 19 to Friday, July 21, 2017. The Consortium focuses on enhancing the development of doctoral students conducting dissertation research on innovation and new product development.

Students accepted into the Consortium are honored as Doctoral Student Fellows and have a unique opportunity to network, collaborate, exchange ideas and discuss their research with leading innovation scholars and corporate executives in a collaborative, open, and sociable setting at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH.

Renowned scholars and editors of leading journals in the field of innovation and new product development will attend the Consortium as Faculty Fellows, including:

Gloria Barczak, Barry Bayus, Tony Di Benedetto, Tom Hustad, Regina McNally, Cheryl Nakata, Charlie Noble, Gina O’Connor, Praveen Kopalle, ​Aric Rindfleisch, Jelena Spanjol, Gerard Tellis, Mike Ahearne, Paul Fombelle and several UNH faculty. Other Faculty will be added as well.

In addition, several managerial fellows from companies such as AstraZeneca, Itaconix and Timberland will be in attendance.

Doctoral Student Fellows compete for PDMA sponsored research support via access to PDMA’s membership to collect data, as well as for the opportunity to present at the Annual PDMA Research Forum.


Consortium Co-Chairs: Ludwig Bstieler (UNH) & Tom Gruen (UNH)

For further questions, please contact Ludwig Bstieler at ludwigb@unh.edu.