Letizia Mortara is a Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Technology Management at the Institute of Manufacturing, University of Cambridge (UK). Her interests and expertise include Open Innovation, Additive Manufacturing and Technology Intelligence. In these topics she researches, teaches and consults. Letizia has a first degree in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Bologna (Italy). Prior to joining the University of Cambridge, she worked as a process/product manager for the IVM group specialised in coatings, stains and primers for wood, and then she gained her PhD in processing and process scale-up of advanced ceramic materials at Cranfield University when she moved to the UK.