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R&D Transformation Summit 2018

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Our website: QEPLER - R&D Transformation Summit 2018

We are honoured invite you to participate at the R&D Transformation Summit 2018, happening in 27-28 September, 2018.

Venue: Eurostars Berlin,
Friedrichstrasse 99, 10117 Berlin.

Joining companies: GE Healthcare, Henkel, Technicolor, Akka Technologies, Airbus Defence and Space, Tenova, Evonik, Merck KGaA, Qualcomm, Research Link Consulting Ltd., Borealis Group, Schneider Electric, Orange, Thales Group, Clariant, Low & Bonar, Jubilant Lifesciences Ltd., Arcelormittal Innovacion, Basf, Leitat Technological Center have all confirmed their participation.

We are uniting R&D and innovation experts to discuss the pioneering approaches to driving greater R&D efficiency. Below is a snapshot of some of our talks:

  • R&D as a service function, a business partner or the core of the business?
    Hear from Dr. Filippo Larceri, Clariant as they find the optimal balance among product development, customer experience and process optimization and Dr. Walid Benzarti, Thales Group how to shorten time to market in multi national companies
  • Turning digital strategy into reality. The Smart Salon concept
    Listen to Dr. Thomas Förster, Henkel as they enable augmented reality for breathtaking hair color consultation
  • Mastering R&D portfolio complexity
    Learn from Dr. Christoph Hüls, Merck Group how to enable informed technology platform portfolio management and Dr. Maurits van Tol, Borealis Group how to select the most promising ideas
  • Roadmap to the environmental sustainability and profitable production
    Hear from Massimiliano Fantuzzi, Tenova as they define a roadmap of a new combustion technology development
  • New agile approach within OI practices and multiple OI instruments
    Learn from Dr. Florin Paun, AKKA Technologies how to sustain a transformational impact on R&D centers and Alice de Casanove, Airbus how to adopt realistic KPI for OI

Get in touch if you’re interested in learning more about partnership opportunities that will allow you to profile your solutions and build successful future relationships.

Register early to save €300 for the Individual ticket, €400 per person for 2-3 Delegates, €600 per person for 4+ delegates from the same company until August 1st.

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW:

While a research unit is critical to the success of the organization, efforts dedicated to R&D process improvements can be challenging. High costs and long time scales coupled with difficulties in anticipating changing market and customer needs, put pressure on R&D groups to perform. A holistic and integrated approach to both product development and innovation within R&D process is a strategic imperative. Our meeting facilitates hands-on experience sharing of rapid techniques and lean methodologies to ensure greater R&D efficiency and speed to market.

JOIN US IN BERLIN TO:

  • Restructuring R&D organization to respond to disruptive changes.
  • Innovative approaches to improving existing R&D processes.
  • Transforming the dialogue between commercial and R&D groups.
  • R&D process excellence through agile innovation management.
  • Optimize the selection of delivery systems for a drug product.
  • Risk management in R&D.
  • Implementing a technology roadmap.
  • Risks of disruptive technologies.
  • Leveraging multiple open Innovation instruments.
  • Empowering leadership in R&D teams.
  • Fostering an innovative culture within R&D.
  • Emotional intelligence in R&D.

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME:

SESSION #1 TRANSFORMING R&D UNIT FROM THE INSIDE OUT:

  • The role of R&D in Business Excellence. The ultimate tool to find the optimal balance among product development, customer experience and process optimization.
    Dr. Filippo Larceri - Global Implementation Leader - Clariant Excellence, Clariant, Germany
  • Workshop: Culture change to support R&D transformation towards radical innovation.
    Dr. Dirk Voelkel - CTO, Innovation and Analytics Life Science, GE Healthcare, SE, Sweden
    Paul Michael - FastWorks & DFSS Leader Life Sciences, GE Healthcare, UK, United Kingdom
  • How Open Innovation can bring flexibility and shorten time to market in Multi-National Companies.
    Dr. Walid Benzarti - Director for Innovation, Research & Technology, Land and Air Systems Global Business Unit, Thales Group, France
  • Turning digital strategy into reality: The Smart Salon concept.
    Dr. Thomas Förster - Corporate Vice President of R&D Beauty Care, Henkel, Germany
  • New Business Models, and Intrapreneurship at Orange.
    Nicolas Bry - Orange Studio COO, Orange, France

SESSION #2 MASTERING R&D PORTFOLIO COMPLEXITY:

  • Managing Innovation across the full pipeline: From Acquisition to editing and distribution of Immersive Content.
    Gaël Seydoux - Research & Innovation Director, Technicolor, France
  • Giving gut a face – How to enable informed technology platform portfolio management.
    Dr. Christoph Hüls - Head of Merck Group Innovation Strategy, Merck KGaA, Germany
  • R&D portfolio management in practice – the Borealis way.
    Dr. Maurits van Tol - Senior Vice President Innovation & Technology, Borealis Group, Austria

SESSION #3 LEADING TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY AND ROADMAPPING:

  • Roadmap to the environmental sustainability and profitable production in the reheating furnaces for the hot rolling mills.
    Massimiliano Fantuzzi - R&D Manager, Tenova, Italy
  • Managing breakthrough innovation from idea to the mass-market adoption.
    Dr. Eng. Grzegorz Ombach - VP Engineering & GM Halo China, QUALCOMM, Germany

SESSION #4 PROMOTING COLLABORATION AND NETWORKING IN R&D:

  • New Agile approach within Open Innovation practices; Transformational Impact on R&D Centers.
    Dr. Florin Paun - Innovation Group Director, AKKA Technologies, France
  • Can start-ups act as catalysts in introducing a more entrepreneurial culture in a corporation: learnings from practice.
    Dr. Jan Mahy - Group Director New Technology, Low & Bonar, Netherlands
  • Collaborative Innovation at a specialty chemicals company.
    Dr. Reza Ghahary - Director Innovation Networks, Corporate Innovation, Evonik, Germany
  • Leveraging multiple open Innovation instruments. Metrics for monitoring OI efforts.
    Alice de Casanove - Innovation Culture Lead, Airbus Defence and Space, France
  • R&D for emerging markets - the perspective of the lighting industry, academia and start-ups.
    Dr. Laszlo Balazs - Founder, Research Link Consulting Ltd., Hungary
  • The power of collaboration.
    Ralf Neubert - Senior Director Innovation & Technology, Schneider Electric Industry Business Unit, Schneider Electric, Germany

Please visit our web page - QEPLER - R&D Transformation Summit 2018 for speakers, agenda, tentative schedule, partnerships and contact details.

ATTENDEE LIST:

  • Jubilant Lifesciences Ltd. - Sr. Vice-President and Head of R&D – Life Science Ingredients, India
  • ARCELORMITTAL INNOVACION - CEO, Spain
  • ARCELORMITTAL INNOVACION - Head of Business & Technoeconomics, Spain
  • BASF - Innovation Manager, Germany
  • LEITAT Technological Center - R&D Manager, Spain
  • LEITAT Technological Center - Director of Business unit Applied Chemistry & Materials, Spain
  • And many others...

CANCELLATION & SUBSTITUTION POLICY:

You may substitute a delegate at any time and at no extra cost.

Cancellations must be in a written notice.

Cancellations made 14 days or more before the event start date will be refunded less than 50% of the registration fee.

Cancellations made less than 14 days before the event start date will receive no refund. If you cannot attend an event due to illness or other unforeseen circumstances, you may transfer your delegate pass to another upcoming event within one year from original event start date.

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