3rd Annual R&D Process Excellence Summit
12-13

May 2016

Spain

Barcelona

Hotel NH Collection Barcelona Gran Hotel Calderón

Rambla de Catalunya, 26, 08007

About 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 innova...

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.

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Who Should Attend

Directors, VPs, Managers and Department Heads from:

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

Innovation Master Black Belt

Clariant

Nicolas Bry

Senior VP

Orange Innovation Marketing Technology

Mike Irvine

GM & VP Technology Centre

Ricoh Europe

Paul Coelen

Senior Director - Sector Business Process Owner Idea to Market (I2M)

Philips Lighting

Stephan Altmann

Head of Innovation Excellence

BASF Group