5th R&D Process Excellence Summit
07-08

June 2018

Austria

Vienna

Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel

Ungargasse 60, 1030

About

We are pleased to invite you to the 5th Annual R&D Process Excellence scheduled for June 7-8, 2018 in Vienna, Austria. This second annual B2B event will enable participants to learn about the latest market trends, applications, and technologies in the field of R&D process excellence. This Summit brings together experts from varied professions, organisations, and industries that have profound knowledge and experience in R&D. Besides best-practice sharing, this event offers a valuable opportunity for networking and partnering with businesses of...

We are pleased to invite you to the 5th Annual R&D Process Excellence scheduled for June 7-8, 2018 in Vienna, Austria. This second annual B2B event will enable participants to learn about the latest market trends, applications, and technologies in the field of R&D process excellence. This Summit brings together experts from varied professions, organisations, and industries that have profound knowledge and experience in R&D. Besides best-practice sharing, this event offers a valuable opportunity for networking and partnering with businesses of diverse sizes and types. The conference covers a wide spectrum of topics including: R&D roles in an extremely dynamic business environment, empowering creativity, novel business models, tools and technologies to drive strategic innovation, and identifying & overcoming obstacles process excellence. It is an honour and a privilege to invite you to participate in this Summit. We look forward to welcoming you in Vienna in June!

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Who Should Attend

Directors, Vice Presidents, Managers, and Department Heads specialising in:

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

R&D role in an extremely dynamic business environment
Success and failure stories in R&D
Empowering creativity
Innovative approaches to improve existing processes
The role of sustainability within R&D
Novel business models
Tools and technologies to drive strategic innovation
Identifying and overcoming obstacle process excellence
Design thinking, creativity, and innovation culture
Fostering and monitoring open innovation efforts
Speakers
Paul Coelen, NL

Senior Director R&D and Business Process Management

Signify

Nicolas Bry, FR

Chief Innovation Offcer Orange Valley

Orange Valley

Prof. Dr. Stephan M. Altmann, DE

Senior Manager - Strategic Innovation Management

BASF

Wim van der Meer, NL

Director Programmes R&D

Tata Steel

Boris Batke, DE

Director Research & Development

Johnson & Johnson

Jonas Jacobi, USA

Vice President, Cloud & Mobile Technology Strategy

IBM

Pree Kolari, USA

Senior Director Design Research & Strategy

eBay

Sander Duivestein, NL

Senior Analyst

Sogeti

Arjan Rensma, NL

Innovation Venturing

DSM Innovation Excellence

Laura Nuhaan, NL

Digital Advisor

Microsoft

Milos Loncar, AT

IoT Solutions Professional, Global Black Belt

Microsoft

Erler Hannes, AT

Director Open Innovation Networks

Swarovski

Lionel Breton, FR

Scientific Director, Advanced Research

L’OREAL Research & Innovation

Linda Ekener Mägi, SE

Vertical Specialist Asset Management Business Development

Tele2 IoT

Annual

Events

Previous Year Attendees
  • Philips Lighting Netherlands

    Senior Director R&D Business Process Management

  • BASF Germany

    Senior Manager - Strategic Innovation Management

  • Siemens Germany

    Head of CoE R&D Railway Signalling Products

  • Tata Steel United Kingdom

    Director Programmes R&D

  • Philip Morris International Switzerland

    Head of Research Project Management Office

  • Roche Diagnostics Germany

    Innovation & IP Manager

  • Wartsila Netherlands

    Director Propulsion R&D

  • Dawn Foods Netherlands

    VP Global R&D Innovation & Category Management

  • Saint-Gobain France

    Vice President of R&D

  • Henkel Beauty Care Germany

    Corporate Director R&D Oral Care

  • eBay USA

    Senior Director, Design Strategy and Research

  • Telekom Innovation Germany

    R&D Director EU Labs Program, New Operations

  • DSM Innovation Excellence Netherlands

    Innovation Venturing

  • Clariant Italy

    Innovation Master Black Belt

  • Fraunhofer IAO Germany

    Researcher / Consultant Strategic Technology

  • Faurecia Clean Mobility USA

    Director Innovation and Methods

  • HAYAT KİMYA SANAYİ A.Ş Turkiye

    R&D Business Planning Team Leader

  • Tetra Pak Sweden

    Technical Concept Designer

  • Mettler-Toledo AG Switzerland

    Head of R&D RXE Reaction Engineering

  • Tenaris Connections B.V. Netherlands

    Director

  • Valagro S.p.A. Italy

    Global R&D Director

  • Church & Dwight United Kingdom

    European R&D Director

  • RB United Kingdom

    R&D Director - Air

  • RB UAE

    R&D Hygiene, Personal Care

  • Bluestar Silicones France

    Directeur R&D Europe

  • Oerlikon Metco Europe Germany

    Head of R&D Centre of Competence

  • Oerlikon Metco Europe Germany

    Global Head of Additive Manufacturing R&D

  • Navantia Spain

    R&D Management

  • Japan Tobacco International Spain

    New Project Development Manager

  • Itron France

    R&D Director

  • Severstal Russia

    Technical development & quality director

  • Severstal Russia

    Technical development & quality senior manager

  • Severstal Russia

    Expert Network development head

  • Dentsply Implants nv Belgium

    Director Corporate Software R&D

  • Dentsply Implants nv Belgium

    Senior Project Manager

  • Turkcell Turkiye

    IT Director

  • Bayer SAS France

    Head of ES Development

  • ams AG Austria

    Director Solutions R&D

  • Bosch Switzerland

    Project Management Head

  • Discovery Communications United Kingdom

    VP Product Development & Innovation

  • Hewlett-Packard Company Spain

    R&D Section Manager

  • Hewlett-Packard Company Spain

    R&D Section & Program Manager

  • Hewlett-Packard Company Spain

    R&D Section Manager

  • Luxoft Russia

    Computer Vision Team Lead

  • Luxoft Russia

    Chief Systems Architect

  • Stratasys Israel

    R&D Projects Director

  • Ferrari S.p.A. Italia

    Aerodynamicist

  • Ferrari S.p.A. Italia

    Aero Development Program Manager

  • VANDEMOORTELE CC Belgium

    R&D Manager Bakery

  • Almatis GmbH Germany

    CEO

  • Almatis GmbH Germany

    CEO

  • Pfleiderer AG Poland

    R&D Director

  • Oleon SAS France

    Deputy R&D Manager Derivatives

  • Innovia Films United Kingdom

    R&D Director

  • Sandvik USA

    R&D Manager

  • Biokit Spain

    R&D Director

  • Biokit Spain

    PMO Director

  • Johnson & Johnson United Kingdom

    Director R&D Deployment

  • Teknos Oy Finland

    R&D Director

  • Teknos Oy Finland

    IT solution specialist

  • JT International Switzerland

    IT Director R&D

  • Danfoss Slovenia

    R&D Director

  • ArcelorMittal Spain

    Head of Global R&D Centres

  • Shell Global Solutions Netherlands

    Team lead Wells R&D

  • IKEA Industry Poland

    Portfolio Leader

  • IKEA Industry Poland

    Portfolio Manager

  • DSM Nutritional Products Switzerland

    Innovation Project Manager

  • CERN Switzerland

    Knowledge Transfer Officer

  • Heraeus Deutschland GmbH Germany

    SVP Innovation Precious Metal Solutions&Catalysts

  • RHI AG Austria

    Head R&D

  • Imperial Tobacco Group France

    Head of PD Materials

  • Imperial Tobacco Group France

    Sr Manager Global Inititatives

  • ThermoFisher Lithuania

    Sr R&D Director

  • ThermoFisher Lithuania

    R&D Director

  • Dentsply Sirona Switzerland

    Sr R&D Manager

  • HP Printing Spain

    R&D Section Manager

  • Volkswagen AG Germany

    Head of Group Development Network

  • Cosma Engineering Europe Germany

    R&D Manager Europe

  • Cosma Engineering Europe Germany

    Department Manager

  • Sasol South Africa

    Senior Manager, Novel Chemical Technologies



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