Next-Gen Innovation: Prepare for the future!

We will delve into practical, actionable steps you can take today to prepare for the changes anticipated (and unanticipated) in the near future. This event will focus on issues identified as crucial for gearing up for the next three to five years. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to stay ahead!

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

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Legal Implications of Generative AI Update

07/18/2024
12 pm – 1 pm
Digital Innovation, Leading Innovation Organizations
RTM: In Their Own Words with Aylin Ates and Kumuda Suppayah 

RTM: In Their Own Words with Aylin Ates a…

08/22/2024
9:30 am – 10:30 am
Leading Innovation Organizations, Globalization, Project Management, Business Model Innovation, Continuous Improvement
RTM: In Their Own Words with Jeanne Liedtka, Stefano Magistretti and Elizabeth Chen.

RTM: In Their Own Words with Jeanne Liedt…

09/05/2024
12 pm – 1 pm
Leading Innovation Organizations, Improving the innovation pipeline, Strategic Planning, Process Improvement
IRI Workshop: Tesla’s Patent Portfolio – Connecting Business Strategy to IP Strategy

IRI Workshop: Tesla’s Patent Portfolio – …

09/18/2024
1 pm – 4:30 pm
Digital Innovation, Technology Roadmapping, Tools and Techniques
IRI Workshop: Advanced Services for Manufacturers

IRI Workshop: Advanced Services for Manuf…

10/16/2024
11 am – 2:30 pm
Digital Innovation, Technology Roadmapping, Tools and Techniques

Latest Resources

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Thought Leader Interview with Lora Cecere…

06/27/2024
Audio Presentation/Podcast
Building resilient supply chains, Supplier involvement, Leadership Assessment, Supply chain management
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Innovative Roadmapping: Strategic Plannin…

06/12/2024
Report
Improve the Innovation Pipeline, Improving the innovation pipeline, Enhancing sustainability, Supply chain management
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The 7 Principles of Lean Startup

06/07/2024
Presentation
Knowledge Transfer, Improve the Innovation Pipeline, Improving the innovation pipeline, Emerging Business Opportunity
Innovators Summit 2024

Innovators Summit 2024

05/17/2024
Slides
Knowledge Transfer, Artificial Intellegence
Deborah Carter: Expanding the Pipeline Into Tech

Deborah Carter: Expanding the Pipeline In…

04/29/2024
RTM Publication
Knowledge Transfer, Create a future-ready workforce, Enhance Sustainability, Improve the Innovation Pipeline
How AI Impacts Companies’ Dynamic Capabilities

How AI Impacts Companies’ Dynamic Capabil…

04/29/2024
RTM Publication
Improve the Innovation Pipeline, Improving the innovation pipeline, Emerging Business Opportunity, Artificial Intellegence

The Latest RTM

Critical Factors to Consider When Designing an Innovation Management System

Critical Factors to Consider When Designi…

04/29/2024
RTM Publication
Innovation, Innovation Metrics, Knowledge Management, ISO 56002
Deborah Carter: Expanding the Pipeline Into Tech

Deborah Carter: Expanding the Pipeline In…

04/29/2024
RTM Publication
Knowledge Transfer, Create a future-ready workforce, Enhance Sustainability, Improve the Innovation Pipeline
How AI Impacts Companies’ Dynamic Capabilities

How AI Impacts Companies’ Dynamic Capabil…

04/29/2024
RTM Publication
Improve the Innovation Pipeline, Improving the innovation pipeline, Emerging Business Opportunity, Artificial Intellegence
Expanding the Pipeline Into Tech Dimensions of Digital Transformation for Digital Supply Chains—Evidence from an Automotive OEM Group

Expanding the Pipeline Into Tech Dimensio…

02/28/2024
RTM Publication
Knowledge Transfer, Enhance Sustainability, Improve the Innovation Pipeline, Building resilient supply chains
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Strategies to Improve Portfolio Managemen…

01/16/2024
RTM Publication
Portfolio Management
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Strategies to Enhance Knowledge Transfer:…

01/16/2024
RTM Publication
Knowledge Transfer
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A Trust Paradox May Limit the Application…

09/20/2023
RTM Publication
Knowledge Transfer, Artificial Intellegence, Improving the innovation pipeline, Trust
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Advice from the Front Lines on Building N…

09/20/2023
RTM Publication
Breakthrough Innovation, Conducting Business Experiments, New Business Development
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Technology Intelligence and Digitalizatio…

09/20/2023
RTM Publication
Digital Innovation, Managing Emerging Technologies
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The Transformative Potential of Generativ…

06/26/2023
RTM Publication
Tools and Techniques, Trends
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Rethinking Additive Manufacturing for Spa…

06/26/2023
RTM Publication
Building resilient supply chains, Additive manufacturing technology, Spare Parts, Supply chain management
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The Impact of Storytelling on Innovation …

06/26/2023
RTM Publication
Tools and Techniques

Recent Discussions

Community Forum – How can we improve how R&D and industrial design work together?

Community Forum – How can we improve how …

04/09/2024
Survey (Community Forum)
Improve the Innovation Pipeline, Improving the innovation pipeline, Product Development, Industrial design
Community Forum – How do you measure your strategic portfolio?

Community Forum – How do you measure your…

04/05/2024
Survey (Community Forum)
Improving the innovation pipeline, Enhancing sustainability, Leadership Assessment, Improve the Innovation Pipeline
Community Forum – What is the best office configuration for hybrid work?

Community Forum – What is the best office…

03/26/2024
Survey (Community Forum)
Software, Efficiency, Budgets, Information systems
Community Forum – How is your IP function organized?

Community Forum – How is your IP function…

03/19/2024
Survey (Community Forum)
Improve the Innovation Pipeline, Improving the innovation pipeline, Structure, Information systems
Community Forum – Do you have a tech scouting service that you recommend?

Community Forum – Do you have a tech scou…

03/12/2024
Survey (Community Forum)
Improve the Innovation Pipeline, Improving the innovation pipeline, Emerging Business Opportunity, Leadership Assessment
Community Forum – How are you addressing supply chain sustainability?

Community Forum – How are you addressing …

03/05/2024
Survey (Community Forum)
Enhance Sustainability, Building resilient supply chains, Enhancing sustainability, Supply chain management
Community Forum – What portfolio management software do you use?

Community Forum – What portfolio manageme…

02/27/2024
Survey (Community Forum)
Improving the innovation pipeline, Leadership Assessment, Supplier market position, Software
Community Forum – How do you create an enterprise-level innovation strategy document?

Community Forum – How do you create an en…

02/20/2024
Survey (Community Forum)
Knowledge Transfer, Improve the Innovation Pipeline, Improving the innovation pipeline, Innovation
Community Forum – How do you integrate your LIMS with R&D?

Community Forum – How do you integrate yo…

02/06/2024
Survey (Community Forum)
Improving the innovation pipeline, Product Lifecycle Management, R&D, LIMS
Community Forum – Have you run projects in parallel?

Community Forum – Have you run projects i…

10/24/2023
Survey (Community Forum)
Knowledge Transfer, Improve the Innovation Pipeline, Improving the innovation pipeline, Leadership Assessment
Community Forum – What growth potential do you see through innovation?

Community Forum – What growth potential d…

09/26/2023
Survey (Community Forum)
Knowledge Transfer, Artificial Intellegence
Community Forum – How do you manage sustainable projects?

Community Forum – How do you manage susta…

08/15/2023
Survey (Community Forum)
Sustainability and ESG, Strategic Planning