Recent Survey by Stage-Gate International Reveals the Top Innovation Priorities
ANCASTER, ONTARIO (December 15, 2009) - The recent “2009 Product Innovation
Strategy Survey” conducted by Stage-Gate International questioned the participants
about their company’s plans for the coming year. It identified some common innovation
management priorities and R&D budget trends
“The results suggest that the majority of companies are focusing on improving innovation
processes and practices to position themselves for growth in 2010; introducing or improving
an innovation process was the most commonly cited priority amongst the participants” says
Michelle Jones, Executive Vice President of Stage-Gate International.
For an overview of the survey results, please contact Rebecca Colley at
or call +1-905-637-8793.
Product Development Institute
Product Development Institute is dedicated to helping companies improve their approach
to new product development and portfolio management. The Institute has conducted some of
the world's most comprehensive research and best practices in new product development -
research that has led to some of the most important discoveries in product innovation such
as: the widely used Stage-Gate® system; the concept of New Product Portfolio
Management; and the Innovation Diamond™ Framework.