We are the Innovation Research Interchange

A unique and dynamic collaborative atmosphere.

Our network of cross-industry leaders is as diverse as the value we create across all fields of industry. We advance the field of innovation management by generating contemporary practices that accelerate value creation. The IRI is a division of the National Association of Manufacturers.

Upcoming Events

The Human Side of Technology: Leading People Through Digital Transformation – PILOT Project Update

The Human Side of Technology: Leading Peo…

01/30/2023
12 pm
Digital Innovation, Culture, Organization/Future of Work
RTM Lunch & Learn Discussion with Ademir Vrolijk

RTM Lunch & Learn Discussion with Ademir …

02/03/2023
12 pm – 1 pm
Managing Innovation and R&D, Knowledge Management, Leading Innovation Organizations
Innovation ROI Best Practices – PILOT Research Project Update

Innovation ROI Best Practices – PILOT Res…

02/06/2023
12 pm
Innovation Metrics, Managing Innovation and R&D, Innovation Business Cases
TRACK Workshop: Foresight for Innovating in an Uncertain World

TRACK Workshop: Foresight for Innovating …

02/15/2023
1 pm – 4:30 pm
Foresight, Ideation, Managing Innovation and R&D
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Cybersecurity – Digitalization Thought Le…

02/16/2023
12 pm – 1 pm
Digital Innovation, Leading Innovation Organizations
TRACK Workshop: IP Strategy for the Chemical/Biopharma Industry

TRACK Workshop: IP Strategy for the Chemi…

02/22/2023
1 pm – 4:30 pm
IP Management, Risk Management, Tools & Techniques, Strategic Planning
leaping to the next step

Sustainability Thought Leader Interview w…

02/23/2023
12 pm
Sustainability/ESG, Leading Innovation Organizations
leaping to the next step

Improve Your R&D Productivity – an Online…

02/27/2023
11 am – 12 pm
Customer Insight, New Product Development, Portfolio Management

The Latest RTM

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2023 R&D Trends Forecast

12/20/2022
RTM Publication
Trends, Managing Innovation and R&D, Managing Emerging Technologies
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How to Choose and Implement Slack Time Mo…

11/01/2022
RTM Publication
Organization/Future of Work, Culture, Leading Innovation Organizations
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News and Analysis of the Global Innovatio…

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Digital Innovation, Globalization
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Asking Better Questions

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Managing Innovation and R&D
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Exponential Thinking

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Managing Emerging Technologies
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2022 R&D Trends Forecast

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Trends, Managing Innovation and R&D, Managing Emerging Technologies
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Mapping the Benefits from Innovation Cont…

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Open Innovation and Contests
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Wicked Problems Need WKID Innovation

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Disruptive Innovation, Process Improvement
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How Do Industry 4.0 Technologies Boost Co…

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Digital Innovation, Managing Emerging Technologies
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How to Outsource Agile Projects Effectively

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Project Management
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The Art of Bending the Rules

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Foresight

Latest Resources

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Sustainability and Innovation: Thought L…

01/26/2023
Audio Presentation/Podcast
Leading Innovation Organizations, Sustainability/ESG
Research Roundtable: Improving Morale and Motivation

Research Roundtable: Improving Morale and…

01/23/2023
Webinar
Culture, Leading Innovation Organizations, Trends
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AR and Innovation: Digitalization Thought…

01/19/2023
Audio Presentation/Podcast
Digital Innovation, Leading Innovation Organizations
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Crown Holdings’ Use of Smart Glasses in M…

01/01/2023
Case Study
Tools & Techniques, Digital Innovation
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2023 R&D Trends Forecast

12/20/2022
RTM Publication
Trends, Managing Innovation and R&D, Managing Emerging Technologies
Research Roundtable: Improving Morale and Motivation

Research Roundtable: Improving Morale and…

12/12/2022
Webinar
Culture, Leading Innovation Organizations, Trends

IRI Programs

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PILOT

When IRI members have complex challenges, PILOT swoops in with the best and next practices in innovation leadership. PILOT will help you deploy the right tools to dive into the challenge.

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TRACK

Whatever career stage you are at, we provide the resources needed to develop teams. TRACK takes 80+ years of innovation research and utilized in mapping it to a career.

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SPRING

SPRING helps you to look at key issues impacting innovation – like digitalization, intelligent systems, and the use of data – through case studies, insights from thought leaders, and peer-based learning.

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IRIS

Advise and develop new tools and services to facilitate networking and benchmarking amongst IRI members with a sustainable concierge service providing significant value for membership.