Blockchain and R&D: The Opportunity


“Blockchain and R&D: The Opportunity”

Webinar - 8 November 2018 12.30

The topic

Blockchain and it’s related technology approaches offers many opportunities for R&D organizations, both within the function and in connecting with the wider organization.

In this webinar we will go through the basics to understand how the technology works (and position it clearly away from Bitcoin!) and discuss the pioneering case study uses in practice.

The speaker

Mark Turrell 

Mark is a strategist, author, and entrepreneur. His work combines collective intelligence with networks, complex systems, behavioral science and neuroscience. He is the founder of Orcasci, a consulting firm designing scaling and growth strategies with recent clients including the $1m Global Teacher Prize with the Varkey Foundation. Mark is also the CEO and founder of Vork, a business social networking application. Previously Mark co-founded Imaginatik plc, a pioneer in crowdsourcing and collaborative problem solving for innovation. During his 16 years at Imaginatik, Mark worked with hundreds of companies, including Allianz, Bayer, Cargill, IBM, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer, Whirlpool and Xerox. The World Economic Forum nominated him a Technology Pioneer and a Young Global Leader. Mark is a Professor of Global Strategy at Hult International Business School.

To Register

Send an email to Carine Ternest (

Registration are open until 6 November 2018.

This webinar is reserved exclusively to EIRMA member


  • Mr Antonello Antoniazzi (ABB)
  • Dr David Babayan (LafargeHolcim)
  • Dr Remi Barbarulo (LafargeHolcim)
  • Ms Véronique Bossennec (Solvay)
  • Mr Luke Collins (Independent)
  • Mr Paul Dekkers (Océ)
  • Ms Angela Dong (Solvay)
  • Mr David Foulon (Total)
  • Dr Henrike Gebhardt (Evonik Industries AG)
  • Ms Anne Goldberg (Solvay)
  • Dr Michiel Gribnau (Unilever)
  • Ms Jana Hasemann (Mars Petcare GmbH)
  • Mr Phil Horton (Crown Holdings, Inc)
  • Ms Aurélie Jablonski (EIRMA)
  • Mr Peter Johansson (SKF)
  • Mr Sébastien Jus (Solvay)
  • Dr Stefan Kirschbaum (Evonik Industries AG)
  • Dr Marc Lacroix (Solvay)
  • Mr Jerry Li (Solvay)
  • Mr Philippe Marion (Solvay)
  • Mr Jonathan Melnick (Lux Research)
  • Mr José Merino (Michelin)
  • Mr Sébastien Negrello (Total)
  • Dr Thoa Nguyen (Haldor Topsoe)
  • Mr Evrim Oers (Air Liquide)
  • Mr Gerard Oosting (DSM)
  • Dr Shriram Ramanathan (Lux Research)
  • Mr Gerard Robijn (FrieslandCampina)
  • Dr Alejandro Sanz (Independent)
  • Mr Mark Turrell (Vork & Orcasci)
  • Mr Walter Vermeiren (Total)
  • Dr Joachim von Heimburg (Independent)


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