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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.


Tuesday May 11, 2021 11:00amTuesday December 14, 2021 12:00pm
Monthly Innovation Leader Coffee Houses Second Tuesday of every month : 11am – 12pm May 11 th June 11 th June 8 th July 13 th August 10 th September 14 th October 12 th November 9 th December 14 th...

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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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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