Maximising R&D Impact with Better External Validations of projects value Propositions

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14.06.2018

Maximising R&D Impact with Better External Validations of projects value Propositions 

Workshop

9 November 2018, hosted by Solvay Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium

Summary

R&D projects are often initiated without quantifying non-technical fundamentals like:

  • The value chains structure,
    Its key players/influencers/profit pools/decision makers,
    The potential new business models enabled by future new offerings,
    Partners the company should work with,
    Markets,
    Geographies adjacent to the initial target, etc.

This issue has been shown several times to be one of the main root causes of R&D failures or under-achievements A serious external validation exercise drives better and faster decisions about the R&D effort.
In addition, R&D initiated after such a validation are better defined and key customers are identified. This usually enables faster and more effective external evaluations of prototypes, development partnerships...

Innovation is by definition a multi-functional process. R&D professionals running such a validation exercise learn the marketing and business language as well as priorities helping them better deal with these interfaces.

PDF Programme available soon

Issues addressed

  • What do you have to look at in order to know if your R&D project is doable?

  • How do these non-technical innovation aspects impact the innovation output?

  • How to make sure you have the right external validation?

  • What kind of stakeholders do you need?

  • How essential the non-technical fundamentals are?

  • How to implement these processes and validations into your day-to-day team work?

Target Audience

Programme and R&D managers, Innovation managers, people responsible for creating new business within their company, Strategists, and anyone with operational responsibilities for innovation portfolio.

Chairman

Nicolas Cudré-Mauroux, Head of the Group’s R&I, Solvay

To Register

PDF   Full programme and Registration form available soon

No block booking has been done by EIRMA.
If needed, you have to contact the choosen hotel directly.

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participants

  • Mr Luke Collins (Independent)
  • Mr Nicolas Cudre-Mauroux (Solvay)
  • Mr Stefan Dobrev (Nestle)
  • Mr Walter Eevers (VITO)
  • Mr Nitish Gupta (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Ms Aurélie Jablonski (EIRMA)
  • Mr Marcel Kremers (Océ)
  • Mr Peter Ljungstrand (RISE, Research Institutes of Sweden)
  • Mr Ben Thuriaux-Aleman (Arthur D Little)

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