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  • Membership Testimonial
    EIRMA aims to provide Best Practices and Networking on R&D and Innovation Management for its member companies. You can view what CTOs, R&D directors and senior R&D project managers think about EIRMA...
  • Membership Testimonial
    EIRMA is a unique place for the efficient R&D manager to network, discuss and learn about latest trends and exchange experience.
  • Membership Testimonial
    Eirma is a forum to exchange and discuss experiences and best practices in R&D management. A very open and friendly atmosphere.
  • Membership Testimonial
    For me, EIRMA is the platform where I can unwind and refuel. It provides the framework to exchange and benchmark the trends and expertise in Technology Management. We all sit in the same boat. But here we can define and align the direction we will be rowing.
  • Membership Testimonial
    EIRMA is the best European network for sharing best practices in R&D and Innovation. Its Specific Interest Groups offer the option to keep on learning and get connected to several sister
  • Membership Testimonial
    EIRMA is really where I feel I can best exchange and share with my peers in Europe. It also forces me to reflect on Technology and Innovation topics that are important today but even more in tomorrow’s environment.
Forthcoming Events
  • 16.09.2014 Mastering Innovation Management

    The Mastering Innovation Management (MIM) programme is the new formula created in partnership with the Vlerick Business School. It is replacing the “Management Study Group”.

  • 09.10.2014 EIRMA CTO Forum 2014

    “Pivot or Persevere”? Why, when and how companies reinvent themselves.

Recent events and Related Outcomes
11.09.2014Big data, what does it mean for creativity?
Big data may be a big hype for some but it is certainly a big deal for many!
24.06.2014EIRMA Annual Conference
Making the most of internal creativity and external inspiration.
22.05.2014Know-how goes global: are you aware of the rules of the game?
How to share and to protect your know-how in a dynamic and more and more open and globalized innovation environment?

  • 06.11.2014WIPO Workshop - New York - 6-7 November - Special rate 25% discount

    The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center is organizing a Mediation Workshop and an Arbitration Workshop in New York on November 6 and 7, 2014.  The WIPO Center believes these events may be of interest to the EIRMA members, and so offers special, reduced registration fees to them as detailed below.


    These practical Workshops are designed for potential parties in mediation and arbitration, and neutrals, and will take participants through the main stages of mediation and arbitration procedures, including case management techniques.  In addition to presenting the 2014 WIPO Rules that have come into effect on June 1, 2014, the events will cover drafting clauses and submission agreements for intellectual property and technology disputes, including FRAND disputes.

    Further details on each Workshop, including faculty, click here
    The Workshops are organized in cooperation with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (New York Branch).


    Special Registration Fee
    The WIPO Center is pleased to offer a 25% discount on the registration fee for each Workshop (USD 550, instead of USD 750 for one;  USD 925 instead of 1,250 for both) to you and your colleagues in your organization for the WIPO Mediation Workshop and WIPO Arbitration Workshop.
    Registration is now open click here 

    Participants will be awarded a certificate of participation.  Continuing Legal Education (CLE) or Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit will be available. 


  • 24.08.2014Launch of the first European CTO award!

    EIRMA and Spinverse have together launched the first European CTO of the Year Award, to highlight the role of the most prominent leaders of technology-based growth, promoting innovations to renew European industry and to foster competitive advantage.The Award Ceremony of the first “European CTO of the Year” will take place at the Philips Museum (Eindhoven, Netherlands)  at the end of the EIRMA CTO meeting of 9 October 2014.As EIRMA member you can nominate your candidate to be the European CTO of the Year 2014,To nominate your candidate, click here.

  • 12.06.2014Welcome to the EuroScientist special ESOF 2014 issue!

    In this special issue of the EuroScientist,is a selection of  a series of themes These are key issues where renewed discussions are essential to further the debate. More

  • 12.06.2014EIRMA is member of FAIB!

    FAIB, "Federation of European and International Associations", established in Brussels will enable EIRMA Operations Team to network among similar international associations. More info click here

Share best practices of industrial R&D and innovation and enjoy the experience of networking with your peers across different industrial sectors all over Europe!

What makes EIRMA unique?

The best management development happens when experienced managers come together to learn from each other. Read more ...


Responsible Partnering

A voluntary programme established by EIRMA and European sister organisations involving Public Research Organisations and Companies.

Responsible Partnering HandbookTo know more, download the handbook, read more on EIRMA website

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