IRI is the Innovation Research Interchange

Formerly the Industrial Research Institute, we are home to a worldwide network of cross-industry leaders driving innovation and new growth – representing small specialty companies, large global corporations, government labs, and everyone in between.

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The boldest and brightest minds are here. It’s time you were too.

IRI advances the field of innovation management by generating contemporary practices that accelerate value creation. Participate in the leading interchange where intelligence is captured and used to help your organization flourish through ever-changing conditions. With immersive experiences that excite innovation leaders in all roles and career phases, the advantages of membership are endless.

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Friday February 02, 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Gore has conducted an experiment using an external innovator assessment platform. Join us to discuss the potential value of tools such for innovator identification and development efforts.
Friday March 02, 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
This research has focused on the product design implications of mass customization on manufacturers/producers. Join us to learn best practices that achieve design for customization and discuss common pitfalls
Monday March 05, 2018Wednesday March 07, 2018
Registration now open! Dive into hot topics with colleagues and explore some of Denver's unique industries.

From pilot. To practice. In partnership.

IRI challenges conventional ways of managing innovation and equips members with curated trends, original research, and best-in-class benchmarking. Collaborate with other leaders and use rapid experimentation to pioneer next practices that improve value creation and help your teams decide in which ideas to invest.


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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