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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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Friday August 05, 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Examine the changing landscape of defensive IP strategies companies use to fight trolls with Ken Seddon, LOT Network Inc. Sponsored by IRI’s Intellectual Assets Management Network (IAMN). Session begins at 12:00 pm EDT.
Tuesday August 09, 2016 12:00pmMonday August 22, 2016 12:00pm
Come hang out with us and discuss IRI's next strategic research platform on Human Capital Management. Join us for a Google Hangout on August 9 or August 22, Noon EDT
Friday September 09, 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
This session will be moderated by member company and industry sponsor, NineSigma. More information to come shortly. Session begins at 12:00 pm EDT.


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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