We can help you achieve your business objectives by making contact with the right partners, whether technology suppliers or customers. We have negotiated major joint developments, supply agreements, business collaborations, IP licenses and contract design and manufacturing deals. Our philosophy is to ensure a successful outcome for all parties while establishing lasting relationships leading to more and better business opportunities. We can significantly increase the probability of success by using expertise in bridging cultural gaps between cultures, having worked intensively with organisation in Northern Europe, Southern Europe, North America, China, Korea and especially in Japan
We can do the ground work leading to the discovery of necessary factual information to build a business case for projects, investments, acquisitions, divestitures, or licensing. We can build proposals for study that include technical and commercial risk analysis and mitigation, predictive models of success factors and financials outcomes considering statistical models of the uncertainty for robust decision making
We can support your R&D function and its integration into the business by leading any activity along the technology/product lifecycle and at any depth in your organization. We have ample experience in technology strategy, technology roadmaps, project and product portfolio, programme management, organisational design, user needs elicitation, requirements management, system and product architecture, design test and validation. Cross functional activities are often weak points in many organisations; we can offer valuable help in integrating activities across R&D, Marketing and Operations
There is always the option the transfer expertise into your organisation, whether by mentoring, coaching or training individuals, or by enhancing the capability of your organisation via tailored training to multidisciplinary and cross functional teams
We can temporary bridge a gap in capability in your organisation by providing interim management at executive level. Recruiting, organising R&D structure and establishing NPD processes are essential skills we can provide. Knowledge Management and Knowledge Based Development are proven approaches to dramatically increase success of technology based companies that are often missed and we can provide
With several directorships at different types of organisations, from not profit to FTSE 250, all in a deep technical context, we can provide an independent view in very complex decisions that require combining technical, business and corporate considerations.