Finding opportunities for growth is essential but it’s also incredibly challenging. Traditional methods of filling the innovation pipeline - from internal brainstorming to segment-by-segment market...
IRI resources assist your day-to-day R&D functions and help in problem solving. Search by keyword, topic, or your R&D role to find tools to help you manage your organization's R&D and innovation process more effectively.
Gain tips and useful resources for navigating the partnerships between industry and research institutions.
Better understand how tools such as social networking and microblogging platforms are being used in NPD and what influence they have on NPD outcomes.
Learn how to find, evaluate, and manage scouting opportunities that build a strategic advantage for your firm. Find out what mistakes companies often make in their scouting process and discover easy ways to avoid them.
Mark Little, former CTO, GE Global Research, and Andrea Kates, CEO, GLIDR, discuss the tools, techniques and culture changes that GE has adopted to accelerate their R&D.
Senior partners at iP2Biz share some surprisingly simple methods to help more of your innovation initiatives start producing returns.
Hear a recent OI success story -- the Corning OLED-Works Lighting Without a Bulb contest -- and how NineSigma's problem definition methodology was applied to achieve a successful outcome.
Learn how biomimicry can be used as a powerful design tool to support sustainability-driven product development in the front end of innovation.
Join authors as they discuss Goodyear's experience with business experiments and gain insights into how experiments can work in a large corporation that makes physical things.
"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.
Join more than 275 of your R&D colleagues in Chicago to discuss three focus areas of this research initiative: 1. Big Data 2. Collaboration 3. Virtual Experimentation & Simulation
IRI and NC State's Center for Innovation Management Studies (CIMS) partner to bring you the most cutting edge research in R&D management.
Attendance boasts some of the top names in global R&D. The Forum is kept to a manageable size to facilitate healthier discussion relevant to the agenda designed and structured by the participants.
Benefits of Attending The networking benefit of the CTO Forum has been proven to help R&D departments advance their competitiveness in this ever-changing economy. The forum allows your company’s...
Sign up for optional workshops offered before our Annual Conference on June 4th from 8am-5pm. Lean Project Management Workshop participants focus on the following topics: 1) Why innovation is...
Join 350+ of your industry colleagues to explore recent science and technology trends and discuss case studies of how companies have turned trends into new growth areas.