IRI is the Innovation Research Interchange

Formerly the Industrial Research Institute, we are home to a worldwide network of cross-industry leaders driving innovation and new growth – representing small specialty companies, large global corporations, government labs, and everyone in between.

The boldest and brightest minds are here. It’s time you were too.

IRI advances the field of innovation management by generating contemporary practices that accelerate value creation. Participate in the leading interchange where intelligence is captured and used to help your organization flourish through ever-changing conditions. With immersive experiences that excite innovation leaders in all roles and career phases, the advantages of membership are endless.

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Monday October 28, 2019Wednesday October 30, 2019
View Speakers Hotel Information Agenda Register i201 Workshop IRI is coming to the west coast! Attendees will come from Boeing, IRI member entities, and other companies with innovation leadership in...
i201 Workshop at the Future of Flight Center -- Learn about the Business of Innovation
Monday October 28, 2019 12:00pm5:00pm
Business of Innovation Conference Students will gain a broader perspective on innovation designed to help them on-board more rapidly, perform better, and create more value for their organizations...
Tuesday October 29, 2019 8:30amWednesday October 30, 2019 5:00pm
Learn how to develop an internal innovation function that will fuel and sustain your company’s long-term trajectory. Advances in science and technology are disrupting entire industries. Upstart...

From pilot. To practice. In partnership.

IRI challenges conventional ways of managing innovation and equips members with curated trends, original research, and best-in-class benchmarking. Collaborate with other leaders and use rapid experimentation to pioneer next practices that improve value creation and help your teams decide in which ideas to invest.


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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