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"You Can Kill an Idea, But You Can't Kill an Opportunity" is Released, Books News World, 2/6/2014
by Books News Desk

R&D Spending to Remain the Same in 2014, ChemInfo, 1/28/2014
by Industrial Research Institute

The Future of 3D Printing and Manufacturing, Forbes, 1/15/2014
by Rakesh Sharma

Will 3-D Printing Cause Traditional Manufacturing to Collapse?, HBR Blog, 1/14/2014
by Ed Bernstein and Ted Farrington

News & Press Releases

2015 IRI R&D Trends Forecast (1/22/2015)

Future of R&D Management Study Released by Industrial Research Institute, (10/29/2014)

Lockheed Martin's Senior Technology Leaders Receive Prestigious Journal Award, (10/16/2014)

Opening Knowledge Boundaries Transforms Organizational Identity (10/15/2014)

How Company Vision Leads Cultural Transformation (10/14/2014)

John Seely Brown Opens 2014 Summit on Innovation Performance (10/14/2014)

IRI Summit Focues on R&D Performance and Change Management (10/6/2014)

Next-Gen IP Practices Explored in Research-Technology Management Special Issue (9/2/2014)

Technology Innovation Companies Find Value in IRI Membership (8/21/2014)

Dr. Tom Kavassalis, Xerox, Named Chairman-Elect of Industrial Research Institute, (5/23/2014)

Dr. Daniel A. Abramowicz, Crown Holdings, Named Chairman of Industrial Research Institute, (5/22/2014)

Dr. John Hillenbrand, Owens Corning, Named Vice Chairman of Industrial Research Institute, (5/22/2014)

2014 IRI Medalist, Joseph DeSimone, Delivers Closing Keynote Address at IRI's 2014 Annual Meeting, (5/21/2014)

Mehmood Khan, PepsiCo's EVP of Global R&D speaks about "Delivering Growth for Tomorrow" (5/21/2014)

J. Gary Smyth kicks off IRI's 2014 Annual Meeting in his discussion of "Unlocking the Value of R&D" (5/20/2014)

Fifty Business, Higher Education, Scientific & Patient Organizations Urge Lawmakers to Close the Innovation Deficit with Strong Federal Investments in Research (4/28/2014)

How does Innovation Deficit affect US competitiveness? This infographic explains the threat. (4/24/2014)

Ingersoll Rand and Other IRI Member Companies Develop Sustainability Measurement Tool (4/21/2014)

IRI Welcomes New Members: Accenture, ARUP, Unisys Corp., Fluid-O-Tech, & Kelly-Moore Paint Company  (3/12/2014)

UNC Chemist Joseph DeSimone Recipient of 2014 IRI Medal (2/5/14)

R&D as MVP is the IRI 2014 Annual Meeting theme. Join us in Boston (2/7/14)

Registration Now Open for Regional Meeting - Cambridge, MA (2/3/14)

Nike and Suncor Join IRI (2/3/14)

2014 R&D Trends Forecast (1/27/14)

Innovation Culture and Open Space Meetings (1/10/14)

IRI2038 - A Blueprint for Developing Africa (1/10/14)

Registration Now Open for Networks Spring Meeting (1/10/14)

Heat up your innovation capabilities...ROR Winter Meeting Registration now open (1/3/14)

May 30 - June 5, 2015
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