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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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Tuesday November 01, 2016 3:30pm6:30pm
IRI’s 2016 Houston Regional Meetings will focus on “Partnering in New Technology”. The meeting, hosted by NASA Johnson Space Center, will allow R&D professionals to sit down with local peers to...
Thursday November 10, 2016 5:00pm8:00pm
The Industrial Research Institute 2016 Regional Meetings will explore “ Commercializing New Technology ” in a series of networking and working sessions across the U.S. Participants will have the...


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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