Our different industry forums provide a professional platform for supply chain partners to effectively dialogue, discuss and exchange ideas with each other. You will be able to learn about customers' and suppliers' needs, build strong relationships and create a long-term foundation for growth and the capabilities for resounding success in innovation.
How your company can reach full potential and gain competitive advantage is mainly a matter of strategic improvements and capabilities. IPM will help you to identify your company's innovation requirements and define appropriate search fields. IPM scouts will analyze suitable process or technology innovations avaiable from inventors, research institutions and startups. We assist you in selecting appropriate solutions and ensure that they find a timely way into your business.
Our Innovation2Market projects are tailored to the needs of technology-innovators who want to market their new process or product ideas. We provide you with deep industry know-how and functional expertise. Our scientific research studies will carve out the benefits of your innovation. Being well connected accross the automotive, aerospace, rail and logistics industries, we give you direct access to the decision makers. IPM works very closely with each client and carefully helps choosing the right partners for each product and process innovation.
ÎPM will systematically search for the best solution for your clearly defined projects and applications. What we call a "Focus Challenge" means to predefine necessary improvements, approach relevant solution partners and choose the most effective application together with you. The targeted scouting for customized solutions ensures scale deployment at short notice resulting quickly in improved profits and effectiveness.
Open Innovation & Start-Ups
Change programs to maintain a competitive edge and create value rely mainly on innovation measures. Learn how to generate innovation means in cooperation with development partners and networks and how other sectors operate their innovation management. Our study module "Open Innovation Basics" will show you how your suppliers can be specifically integrated into your innovation process. Face-to-face classroom methods combined with computer-mediated activities (blended learning) allow time-efficient professional development and training settings.