CAMOT Overview

China Association for Management of Technology (CAMOT), is an international organization committed to encouraging and supporting researchers and professionals who are engaging research in management of technology in China. CAMOT aims to establish national, regional, and international collaborative research programs in the field of technology management, technology innovation, technology transfer as well as knowledge transfer by engaging government agencies, funding agencies, educational institutions, state-own enterprises (SOEs)  as well as private sectors in China.


China Association for Management of Technology (CAMOT), incorporated with International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT) and International Forum of Technology Management (IFTM), offers its members association with professionals and academics in the field. It has been acknowledged that there is particularly close interaction between IAMOT, IFTM and the founding members of CAMOT following the successful launching of Journal of Technology Management in China by Emerald Insight in the UK in 2005. 

CAMOT Background 

In the age of globalization, China presents a unique setting for organizations. The unprecedented growth of China’s economy, which remains the fastest growing in the world, offers significant potential for both Chinese and foreign investors. It has been recognized that management of technology in China needs close interaction and cooperation with the international community with China’s access into the WTO, which inspires the philosophy of the establishment of CAMOT. 


 CAMOT stresses the importance of keeping-up with the fast pace of technological change and the emerging new global paradigms of the business environment. Management of technology (MOT) is an important strategic instrument to improve competitiveness and create prosperity in China. CAMOT believes that there is a need for appropriate infrastructures, strategies and mechanism to be established in order to support the diffusion of management of technology principles throughout China and a need to address the existing gaps in the process of technology management, which will assist in implementing more sustainable arrangement for successful technology transfer and development.

CAMOT Vision & Objectives

The vision of CAMOT is to inspire excellence for management of technology and promote the appropriate diffusion of management of technology principles throughout China.  

  • To provide a platform for researchers and professionals to debate on how competitive advantages can be achieved through the application of successful technology management 

  • To provoke the current and strategic thinking of how core competences can be achieved through technology management

  • To provide a platform for West and Chinese researchers, academics and practitioners to have close interaction both side

  • To advance MOT research in China

  • To promote MOT education in China

CAMOT Initiatives

  • To organize international academic conferences attended by its members and those who are interested

  • To organize international symposium on MOT in China

  • To publish current thinking and strategic planning of MOT through Journal of Management of Technology in China (JCMT), its website, its newsletter and proceedings of conferences  

  • To cooperate with IAMOT and IFTM in promotion and advancement of MOT research and MOT education in China