Service announcements from Industrial Research Institute

Technical Publication Publishers

IRI and Research-Technology Management offers special REPRINT COLLECTIONS - relevant, practical articles covering a variety of technology management topics. The Reprint Collection includes the best papers published in RTM. The articles chosen in these special collections were selected to give you a better perspective on managing technological innovation. (read more)

Trade Organizations and Professional Societies

The 2013 Future Summit is IRI’s 75th anniversary capstone event

The Future Summit envisions the future of research and technology management through provocative presentations, reports and workshops around the IRI2038 project -- an 18 month strategic foresights project exploring how future trends, developments and events will impact R&D management over the next 25 years. (read more)

Online Communities

Innovation's Elite Compete!

IRI hosts first-ever technology tournament.

As a part of our 75th Anniversary Celebration, IRI invites members to compete in a friendly, bracket-style competition to determine the most meaningful technological advancement from the past three-quarters of a century. (read more)

Join your colleagues in a lively conference call scheduled for the first Friday of each month, noon eastern, to discuss the latest and best in innovation management literature. Discussions include papers appearing in RTM, topical books, Network "hot topics," and other burning issues. (read more)

IRI's Community Forum increases networking opportunities and assists in quickly find answers you can implement into your organization. Although the Community Forum is a member only forum, questions and answers are frequently shared with the R&D community in IRI's journal, Research-Technology Management (RTM). (read more)

Trade Journal Publishers

R&D metrics continue to be an important topic for measuring the effectiveness of R&D. Practitioners share their issues and recommendations. (read more)

Research-Technology Management call for papers: Design and Customer Insight. Deadline January 1, 2014

We are looking for articles that explore the evolving role of design in R&D and new ways of accessing customer insights. Specifically articles that offer new methodologies, present case studies demonstrating how customer insight and design can be incorpora... (read more)

Research-Technology Management is the award-winning, bi-monthly journal of the Industrial Research Institute, published since 1958. It contains peer-reviewed articles covering the entire spectrum of technological innovation, from research and development through product development to marketing. (read more)

2013 R&D Trends Forecast

IRI’s 2012 trends survey results suggest that R&D leaders are anticipating a year of weak yet stable growth.

Following several years of wide investment swings due to a drastically changing economic landscape, the Industrial Research Institute’s (IRI) 2012 survey results suggest that R&D leaders are anticipating a year... (read more)

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