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August, 10-11, 2017

Boston, USA

The Curtis & Wyss Group is pleased to invite you to the, Annual R&D Process Excellence Summit, scheduled on August 10 - 11, 2017 in Boston, USA. 

It is an honour and privilege to invite you to participate in this Summit. We look forward to welcoming you in Boston!

We provide business opportunities to a target audience of executives, investors, leaders and thinkers who share our goal of making deals happen in the world’s most liquid markets.

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

  • Who should attend?

    Directors, VPs, Managers and Heads of:

  • R&D
  • R&D Controlling
  • R&D Cooperation
  • R&D Technology Innovation Innovation Management Innovation 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 
  • Delegate Package

    • 2-day Summit + Master Classes
      + Interactive Focus Sessions
    • Discussions with
      industry experts
    • Cocktail Reception

    Exhibition Booth

    • 3 Sq.m. Exhibition Space
    • 1 person attendance
    • 2-day Summit + Master Classes
      + Interactive Focus Sessions
    • Discussions with
      industry experts
    • Cocktail Reception

    Keynote Sponsorship

    • Speaking slot [40 min]
    • 2 person attendance
    • Acknowledgement in
      opening address
    • Logo on conference web-site
      (with link to company web-site)
      and on conference proceedings
    • 10% discount on delegate fees
    • Branding at post-event
      communication activities