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

2022 IRI Annual Conference

2022 IRI Annual Conference

06/07/2022
at 8 am
06/09/2022
at 3 pm
Talent Management, Alliances/Collaborations, Advanced Services, Culture, Digital Innovation, Disruptive Innovation, Leading Innovation Organizations, Organization/Future of Work, Sustainability/ESG
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DEI Thought Leader Interview – Carolyn Mc…

06/13/2022
12 pm
Talent Management, Leading Innovation Organizations, Organizational Vision
TRACK 20201202 financial analysis

TRACK Workshop: Financial Analysis for R&D

06/15/2022
1 pm – 4:30 pm
Finance for R&D, Portfolio Management, Risk Management
RTM Lunch & Learn Discussion with Benjamin Shrager

RTM Lunch & Learn Discussion with Benjami…

06/17/2022
12 pm – 1 pm
Managing Innovation and R&D, Knowledge Management, Leading Innovation Organizations, Portfolio Management
New ideas and imagination Creativity and inspiration Technological innovation.

Digitalization Thought Leader Interview –…

06/17/2022
12 pm
Digital Innovation, Leading Innovation Organizations
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DEI Thought Leader Interview – Nancy DiTo…

07/14/2022
12 pm
Talent Management, Leading Innovation Organizations, Organizational Vision
TRACK Workshop: Portfolio Management in R&D

TRACK Workshop: Portfolio Management in R&D

07/20/2022
1 pm – 4:30 pm
Portfolio Management, Project Management, Risk Management, Strategic Planning
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Digitalization Thought Leader Interview –…

07/21/2022
12 pm
Digital Innovation, Leading Innovation Organizations

The Latest RTM

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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
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Digital Twins

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Digital Innovation, Process Improvement
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Haroon Abbu: Trust

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Managing Innovation and R&D
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News and Analysis of the Global Innovatio…

11/01/2021
RTM Publication
Globalization, Digital Innovation

Latest Resources

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Digital Transformation Community Thought …

05/19/2022
Audio Presentation/Podcast
Digital Innovation, Leading Innovation Organizations
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IRI DEI Thought Leader Interview – Corinn…

05/12/2022
Audio Presentation/Podcast
Leading Innovation Organizations, Talent Management, Organizational Vision
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Digital Transformation Community Thought …

04/21/2022
Audio Presentation/Podcast
Digital Innovation, Leading Innovation Organizations
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IRI DEI Thought Leader Interview – Elaine…

04/14/2022
Audio Presentation/Podcast
Leading Innovation Organizations, Talent Management, Organizational Vision
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Digital Transformation Community Thought …

03/17/2022
Audio Presentation/Podcast
Digital Innovation, Leading Innovation Organizations
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IRI DEI Thought Leader Interview – Bernar…

03/10/2022
Audio Presentation/Podcast
Leading Innovation Organizations, Talent Management, Organizational Vision

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.