R&D Today – sharing ideas, good practice and innovation in R&D management.
R&D Today aims to share knowledge, new approaches and well proven techniques, it is the outreach site for the Research and Development Management Association (RADMA), a charitable organisation that supports research, best practice and education.
We have found the Pentathlon provides a useful framework for discussion, click on the numbers below to explore further.
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There is no shortage of challenges facing R&D managers, but sources of practical help can be in short supply.
To assist we have selected a number of themes that are of wide interest – technology strategy, ideation and creativity, managing the pipeline, open innovation, roadmapping, managing international R&D – and invited two guest editors, a practitioner and an academic, to curate a useful resource for each.
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R&D Management Conference 2019
The 2019 R&D Management Conference will be based around the theme of The Innovation Challenge: Bridging Research, Industry and Society and will take place from 17-21 June 2019 in Paris.
Combining Roadmapping with Strategy and Innovation Tools: a backbone for an Innovation Management System
By integrating strategic, tactic and operational perspectives of innovation a model can be developed that promotes a structured approach to innovation managementRead more
The removal of unpleasant smells from the human body and living spaces has been a challenge across the years. Despite considerable investment by large companies there is not yet a complete solution. A new report outlines a new approach...Read more
The R&D Management Conference 2019 has opened a call for submissions. Topics relating to this year's conference main topic 'The Innovation Challenge: Bridging Research, Industry and Society” are welcomed. Deadline March 1st 2019Read more
Without risk you cannot have game-changing innovation
The key to successful innovation is to fail fast at the front-end, where the impact on the business can be managed. The Pentathlon Framework can be used to describe a structured process that removes the risk of failure as ideas progress through the ‘Innovation Funnel’.