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    Learn to Manage Innovation and Propel Your Company's Growth.
    By harnessing creativity to strategic execution, CIMS is awakening transformative innovation management solutions to accelerate business growth and develop commercially viable products and services. CIMS has been producing ground-breaking, industry-driven research since 1984. Tap into the realm of knowledge where innovation is taught, learned, practiced and measured.
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    Like Kevlar, Stephanie Kwolek was Made of Strong Stuff
    As DuPont’s year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Kevlar® came to close, CIMS’ Innovation Management Report marked the occasion by publishing a tribute to Stephanie Louise Kwolek, the inventor of the versatile, now-ubiquitous fiber, which is five times stronger than steel and has many lifesaving applications.
    Co-Innovation as a Form of Open Innovation
    By Dr Terri Griffith One of the joys of modern publishing is that we can do lightweight experiments, a la ideas presented in The Lean Start-Up.
    Agricultural Biotechnology is Ripe For Innovation
    By Paul Mugge CIMS is a nationally-based organization, with an international reach thanks to most of our corporate sponsors, fellows and researchers.