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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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Monday May 01, 2017 12:00pmWednesday May 03, 2017 11:30pm
Gain the most out of your IRI experience. Learn about more about Research working groups and how to participate and how to plan your personal conference agenda.
Friday May 05, 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
The experience of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company shows how applying Lean principles to R&D can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of new product development.
Monday May 08, 2017Thursday May 11, 2017
http://www.iriweb.org/session-abstracts-2017-annual-meeting "R&D Beyond Four Walls" explores how organizations are pushing beyond the traditional value chain to adopt a more dynamic and integrated collaboration culture across the business enterprise.


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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