IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: Western Europe :: Germany

Altana survey: Underestimated potential for innovation in Germany

9:47 AM MDT | August 4, 2014 | Michael Ravenscroft

Globalization and short product life cycles are further pressuring companies to open up their innovation processes, says specialty chemicals company Altana (Wesel, Germany). But, according to a survey of German industrial managers on success factors for innovative companies, systematically using external knowledge ranks least relevant for successful innovation. Only 7% of companies consistently incorporate external expertise into their innovation processes, although 20% regard external expertise as important, according to the survey. But in 13% of companies with...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa