"IRI offers the most productive and insightful networking experience in the area of technology and innovation management."

Terry J Fetterhoff
Senior Director, Technology Management
Hoffman-La Roche, Inc.


If you want to be a part of a powerful organization that keeps you connected to the most relevant network of professionals in R&D -- then you've come to the right place. IRI membership provides easy access to other organizations with shared experiences and, most importantly, insight on the R&D challenges you face. Membership presents you and your organization with great connections and outstanding value. Take a look at IRI member organizations.

What Can IRI Do For You?

  • Benchmarking of the best technology management practices with peers from other companies and other industries.
  • Networking opportunities for you, your CTO, and your R&D support staff from finance to HR.
  • Access to a diverse R&D community and working groups for collaboration, resource exchange, and mutual problem solving.
  • Access to current published and unpublished information on R&D and innovation processes.
  • Interaction with science and technology experts in academic and research establishments.
  • Interaction with R&D leaders all over the world on matters related to the globalization of technology.


Membership Levels

The IRI membership year is a calendar year, January 1 to December 31. 

Gold Membership $26,000 

  • Free access to all online content for all employees.
  • 3 complimentary Annual Meeting and 3 complimentary Member Summit registrations.
  • 6 complimentary at-large registrations.
  • 22 print RTM subscriptions.

Silver Membership $20,900 

  • Free access to all online content for all employees.
  • 2 complimentary Annual Meeting and 2 complimentary Member Summit registrations.
  • 4 complimentary at-large registrations.
  • 12 print RTM subscriptions.

Standard Membership $15,400 

  • Free access to all online content for all employees.
  • 1 complimentary Annual Meeting and 1 complimentary Member Summit registration.
  • 2 complimentary at-large registrations.
  • 2 print RTM subscriptions.


Contact or call (703) 647-2580. If you wish to apply for membership and your organization meets the eligibility requirements, you may print the PDF iconMembership Application or the  PDF iconAssociate Membership Application (for qualifying federal labs), fill in, and fax to IRI at (703) 647-2581 or apply for membership online.



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