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The Industrial Research Institute (IRI) is the only association of companies and federal laboratories uniting innovation leaders from diverse industries and across all research and development (R&D) functions to create and exchange knowledge on improving their organization’s technology management capabilities.

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Membership with IRI places your organization among the most innovative private-sector companies and federally funded laboratories and government agencies in the world today. Membership presents easy access to an extensive community of R&D and innovation experts.

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Wednesday June 01, 2016 3:00pm7:00pm
IRI’s 2016 Regional Meetings will focus on “Commercializing New Technology”. Five member organizations across the US will host a meeting where R&D professionals will sit down in with local peers...
Saturday June 04, 2016Friday June 10, 2016
Highly acclaimed Executive Management Course designed exclusively for technology leaders in partnership with Kellogg. Give your mid-level R&D managers the skills to make more effective strategic decisions.


Engage in this learning-rich environment of knowledge creation, exchange, and collaboration via virtual or in-person interactions. Strengthen your business relationships while expanding your organization’s innovation performance.


Research-Technology Management (RTM), is IRI’s bi-monthly peer-reviewed journal written by and for innovation and R&D practitioners. RTM has been helping leaders of research, development, innovation, and engineering for nearly 60 years.

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