Special Issue: Accelerating Innovation: Capabilities and Systems

Guest Editors:

Lead Editor: Prof. Mats Magnusson, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm

–Dr. Susanne Nilsson, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm

–Prof. Mikael Samuelsson, University of Cape Town, South Africa

–Dr Paola Bellis, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

This special issue is in collaboration with the 2023 Innovation and Product Development Management Conference being held June 8–9, 2023, in Lake Como Italy. The conference will host a Special Track to present papers submitted for this call. All papers submitted to IPDMC will received feedback from SI guest editors and an experienced team to improve their quality before authors submit them to RTM. There are two ways to submit manuscripts. Please note the different timelines.

Check out our latest RTM Lunch and Learn

Is there a better way for companies to maximize the value of their NPD portfolios? 


Robert Cooper and Anita Friis Sommer gave a brief presentation of their multidimensional Value Based Scorecard (VBS), which they developed using proven, research-based criteria. Companies can use their VBS to select and prioritize NPD projects effectively, using a forward-looking approach with real-time and reliable data. Companies lacking effective NP portfolio management—too many projects, difficulty killing weak projects, no portfolio or project selection system, and a low value portfolio for the resources spent—may find Bob and Anita’s dynamic portfolio management solutions helpful. 

Read about the Dynamic Portfolio Management for New Product Development!

Submitting to RTM

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If you are submitting in LaTeX, please convert the files to PDF beforehand (you will also need to upload your LaTeX source files with the PDF).

Please note that Research-Technology Management uses Crossref™ to screen papers for unoriginal material. By submitting your paper to Research-Technology Management you are agreeing to originality checks during the peer-review and production processes.

On acceptance, we recommend that you keep a copy of your Accepted Manuscript. Find out more about sharing your work.