3rd Annual R&D Process Excellence Summit

This premier B2B event will enable the participants to learn about the most advanced techniques and tools through which they can assess their portfolios and development potential along with strategies on preventing potential risks.

This Summit will be focusing on: achieving efficient R&D processes through niche controlling techniques; innovation as a key target to process excellence; management of R&D process excellence requirements and approaches; optimizing strategies for effective portfolio management; design thinking, creativity and innovation culture; efficient, controllable and sustainable core processes.

Key Practical Points of the Summit:

  • Mega trends, big data analysis and interpretation
  • Design thinking, creativity and innovation culture
  • R&D effectiveness in a changing and highly demanding world
  • Voice of Customer- aligning the decisions on front end innovation achievement with customer's needs
  • Opting for relevant KPIs and how they impact company's performance
  • Management of R&D teams in terms of retaining talents, career evolution and recruitment
  • Knowledge management (generation, use, dissemination, store...)
  • Effective product creation process and product lifecycle management, lean product development
  • Integrating R&D with business departments to generate innovations
  • How to achieve competitive advantage through systematic market analysis?
  • How to use analytics and big data to develop products and drive innovation?
  • Open and outsourced innovation frameworks
  • R&D portfolio optimisation and its alignment with your company business strategy
  • Partnerships between large companies and start-ups
  • Examining success stories in R&D efficiency: sharing your company experience

Who Should Attend:

Directors, VPs, Managers and Department Heads from:

  • R&D
  • R&D Controlling / Cooperation / Technology Innovation
  • Innovation Management / Excellence
  • Strategic Innovation
  • Management
  • Open Innovation
  • Research Centre
  • Knowledge Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Master Black Belt
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Project Controlling
  • Project Management
  • Performance Measurement
  • Quality Management
  • Business Planning
  • Product Development
  • Corporate Development
  • Operations
  • Accounting
  • Business Development
  • Finance
  • Marketing / Strategic Marketing
  • Investment and Financial Planning