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1.1 This document provides the vocabulary, fundamental concepts and principles of innovation management and its systematic implementation. It is applicable to:

a) organizations implementing an innovation management system or performing innovation management assessments;

b) organizations that need to improve their ability to effectively manage innovation activities;

c) users, customers and other relevant interested parties (e.g. suppliers, partners, funding organizations, investors, universities and public authorities) seeking confidence in the innovation capabilities of an organization;

d) organizations and interested parties seeking to improve communication through a common understanding of the vocabulary used in innovation management;

e) providers of training in, assessment of, or consultancy for, innovation management and innovation management systems;

f) developers of innovation management and related standards.

1.2 This document is intended to be applicable to:

a) all types of organizations, regardless of type, sector, maturity-level or size;

b) all types of innovations, e.g. product, service, process, model and method, ranging from incremental to radical;

c) all types of approaches, e.g. internal and open innovation, user-, market-, technology- and design-driven innovation activities.

This document specifies the terms and definitions applicable to all innovation management and innovation management system standards developed by ISO/TC 279.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2020-02
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 37
  • :
    ISO/TC 279
    Innovation management
  • 01.040.03
    Services. Company organization, management and quality. Administration. Transport. Sociology. (Vocabularies)
    03.100.01
    Company organization and management in general
    03.100.40
    Research and development

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