World Federation of Industrial Research Associations

The World Federation of Industrial Research Associations (W-FIRA) was established in May 2013.  The first organization of its type, W-FIRA’s mission is to increase and develop cooperation on a global scale to further the leadership of technological innovation throughout the world.

The founding members of W-FIRA are:

  • Australasian Industrial Research Group (AIRG) –
  • Associação National de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento das Empresas Inovadoras  (ANPEI – National Association for Research and Development of Innovative Companies)
  • European Industrial Research Management Association (EIRMA) –
  • Innovation Research Interchange (IRI), formerly the Industrial Research Institute (IRI) –
  • Korean Industrial Technology Association (KOITA) –


Other International Organizations

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