Agencies & Consultancies - Corporate innovation landscape in industry
Updated: Mar 31
In this article, we focus in industry field such as chemicals, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, automotive, aeronautics, electronics, construction... We list different activities related to corporate innovation illustrated by different consulting agencies that have relevant offering.
We excluded big 4 / top 3 consulting firms, as they will be able to provide you good innovation support among different dimensions, usually serving as a one stop shop.
An alternative is to build your own expertise and rely on few specialty consultants.
Unfortunately, we know only a few and we haven't had the chance to interact with all of those consulting agencies. Those we recommend are in bold.
Mostly for CEO, CXO who are working on defining a strategy linked to innovation capabilities. Each company has their own focus, process and gaps for innovating.
If you want to start building your innovation capabilities and externalize some activities at the time you ramp-up capabilities.. a good alternative to major consulting firms.
Few specialty companies helping innovation units to adopt best practices and inherent process. There is an ISO 56002 standard for corporate innovation.
Creativity, Design & Business Model Innovation, Deeptech to Market, Intrapreneurship and Venture Jumpstart Studios
Agencies who can take your teams, run workshops from idea generation, to concept maturation, including testing market adoption of the innovation.
Few agencies know science and technology and can provide some assessment of a market by doing technology landscape and interviewing customers for adoption. Many analyst can crunch all data necessary to build a consistent business case.
Some companies will help you to accelerate your innovation by matching your business units with start-ups and coordinate the interactions.
- CDI Labs
We will add few more agencies that have good resources for innovation management.
You can look also at the sifted - https://sifted.eu/guide-to-innovation-consultancies