Toward an integrative organizational framework for outsourced R&D efficiency

  • Florian Pereme
  • Bertrand Rose
  • Virginie Goepp
  • Jean Pierre Radoux
Industrial Paper


Integrating Research with Development (R&D) by industrial firms in the early twentieth century was the first step of industrial R&D. Industrial R&D, is nowadays considered as a high resource consumer, in time, money and human work, with a high risk of non-return on investment. Nevertheless R&D divisions are the only way for companies to innovate and keep competitive. So, measuring productivity and added value of R&D division has become a major issue. We are interested in how the R&D articulation allows to convert scientific issues in product prototypes and finally in product innovation. A specific point of interest lays in how an effective measurement framework could improve R&D productivity.


Industrial R&D Metrics Innovation R&D 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Altran Technologies Boulevard Sébastien BrandIllkirch-GraffenstadenFrance
  2. 2.Université de StrasbourgStrasbourgFrance
  3. 3.INSA StrasbourgStrasbourgFrance
  4. 4.ICube UMR CNRS 7357StrasbourgFrance

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