Join IRI

Member Benefits

If you want to be a part of a powerful organization that keeps you connected to the most relevant network of professionals in R&D — then you’ve come to the right place.  IRI membership provides easy access to other organizations with shared experiences and, most importantly, insight on the R&D challenges you face.  Membership presents you and your organization with great connections and outstanding value.

What Can IRI Do For You?

  • Benchmarking of the best technology management practices with peers from other companies and other industries.
  • Networking opportunities for you, your CTO, and your R&D support staff from finance to HR.
  • Access to a diverse R&D community and working groups for collaboration, resource exchange and mutual problem solving.
  • Access to current published and unpublished information on R&D and innovation processes.
  • Interaction with science and technology experts in academic and research establishments.
  • Interaction with R&D leaders all over the world on matters related to the globalization of technology.

Become an IRI Member

Contact IRI at or call 703.647.2580. If you wish to apply for membership and your organization meets the eligibility requirements, you may print the Membership Application or the Associate Membership Application (for qualifying federal labs), fill in, and fax to IRI at 703.647.2581.  Membership Applications are also available online.

Membership Dues

The IRI membership year is a calendar year, January 1 to December 31. Membership package options for 2016 are:

Standard Membership: $15,400 includes:

  • company-wide access to online content
  • one complimentary registration each to the Diamond Jubilee and Future Summit
  • two at-large registrations for use at any IRI program of your choice (excluding Shaping Innovation Leaders)
  • two print RTM subscriptions

Silver Membership: $20,900 includes:

  • company-wide access to online content
  • two complimentary registrations each to the Diamond Jubilee and Future Summit
  • four at-large registrations for use at any IRI program of your choice (excluding Shaping Innovation Leaders)
  • 12 print RTM subscriptions

Gold Membership: $26,000 includes:

  • company-wide access to online content
  • three complimentary registrations each to the Diamond Jubilee and Future Summit
  • six at-large registrations for use at any IRI program of your choice (excluding Shaping Innovation Leaders)
  • 22 print RTM subscriptions