• Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 5/14/2014

Collaborate to innovate 

Manufacturers are rethinking their product development strategy and are increasingly focused on enhanced spending, shifting towards breakthrough innovation objectives and exploring new collaborative business models to create competitive advantage.

Spending on R&D set to increase
Spending on R&D set to increase

"Those that are focused on collaboration for purely economic necessity are finding that their drive to become smarter, faster and better through collaboration has made them pioneers in creating more integrated and connected businesses."

Dr. Gerhard Dauner, Head of Industrial Manufacturing for Europe, Middle East and Africa,
KPMG in Germany