Membership TestimonialEIRMA 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 TestimonialEirma is a forum to exchange and discuss experiences and best practices in R&D management. A very open and friendly atmosphere.
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.
Successful innovation needs......openness for unusual ideas and partnerships. The CTO forum provides opportunities as it combines a cross-industry (cross value chain) approach and an interactive programme - both enabling innovation; that makes it attractive.
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
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.
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Annual Conference 2017
SAVE THE DATE : 18 & 19 May, the Annual Conference 2017 takes place in Dublin, Ireland
Coping with COP – Practical steps to making the change in Industry the planet need
SAVE THE DATE: 2 June 2017, Round-Table hosted by Unilever, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
How to speed up innovation in your company?
SAVE THE DATE: 16 June 2017, Worshop hosted by ComAp, Prague, Czech Republic
2017 Programme of Activities
The Programme of EIRMA events for 2017 is online!
- 06.02.2017ERRIN/ERA Circulation of Knowledge
EIRMA represented by Luc Chefneux (ArcelorMittal) participates to the workshop "The circulation of knowledge at the regional level – new thinking… " organized on 24 Novembr 2016 by ERRIN (European Region Research and Innovation Network)The final report is now available here
- 09.01.2017"Why innovation? What challenges for Europe?" by Luc Chefneux
Innovation is often presented as a sort of magic potion that must get our societies out of the doldrums. But do all people using this word have the same understanding? Are the advantages, risks and conditions for success known? Know more …..As «Alternate» of ArcelorMittal, Luc Chefneux is a very active member of EIRMA and more particularly of the Special Interest Group on Knowledge Management.
Luc Chefneux has now published the book “Pourquoi l'innovation ? Quels défis pour l'Europe ?” (Why innovation? What challenges for Europe?) in the collection « L’Académie en poche » of the “Royal Academy of Belgium”. The English version of the book will be published in May 2017.Luc Chefneux is a physics engineer, doctor of applied sciences and graduate in economics and management from the University of Liège. He is currently Director in charge of partnerships and European affairs at R & D of the ArcelorMittal Group. He is also visiting professor at the University of Liège, administrator of the University of Lorraine and member of the Royal Academy of Belgium.To order the book in paper, ePub or PDF format click here
- 12.12.2016SYNGENTA Crop Protecion AG
SYNGENTA Crop Protecion AG joined EIRMA!Welcome to our new comer on behalf of all members!
- 27.10.2016The European CTO of the Year 2016 is awarded!
Ian Roberts, CTO of Bühler AG and Michael Thiel, Chief Science Officer and Co-founder of Nanoscribe have been awarded with the title European CTO of the Year 2016 in their respective categories: large corporations and SMEs.
The awards ceremony took place during the CTO Forum 2016 hosted bt Evonik Creavis GmbH, Marl, Germany on 27 October 2016.
From left to right: Carlos Härtel (EIRMA President), Michael Thiel (Nanoscribe), Ian Roberts (Bühler AG) and Pekka Koponen (Spinverse Oy)
The Practitioner's Guide to Industrial Innovation
The European Industrial Research Management Association has a special place in the innovation ecosystem. It acts as the key forum in which senior industrial research, development and innovation professionals share their current, practical experience and insights.
This Practitioner’s Guide to Industrial Innovation is based on discussions at EIRMA meetings, working groups, Special Interest Groups, Focus Groups, workshops, Representatives’ Round Tables, and Annual Conferences, as well as dialogues with the European Commission and other stakeholders.
To learn more, check our webpage.