Improve Aerospace and Defense Innovation2020-09-04T13:03:46-05:00


Shaping the innovation battlespace:
how to build an effective defence innovation ecosystem

September 24, 2020 | 4 pm BST (10 am CDT)


Improve Aerospace and Defense Innovation

The acceleration of technological development continues to profoundly change the nature of warfare. To keep up with the competition and meet today’s threats, aerospace and defense (A&D) organizations are focusing on innovation.1

With commercial investments in R&D now outpacing those of governments, innovation cycles are shorter and there is more international competition for technology and innovation.


Build an Effective Defense Innovation Ecosystem

Success depends on building an effective A&D innovation ecosystem that includes collaboration between government and industry and within tiers of industry across the full range of innovation activities – from ideation to design and manufacturing to operations.

Partner with Industry for Rapid Return on Investment

Successful defense organizations are collaborating with non-traditional, industry specialist providers to exploit commercial and defense technologies.

By complementing internal capabilities with rich sources of external expertise, they are effectively creating innovation ecosystem while managing risk and security.

Align with National Defense Capability

R&D investments must fit with future strategic plans.

Accolade provides visibility into R&D programs to better understand how technologies, products and capabilities are linked. Exploring these capabilities and future plans helps to identify gaps, stimulate innovation, understand strengths and weaknesses, and identify potential differentiators in the export market.

Sopheon’s Accolade enterprise innovation management software is a secure vehicle for open innovation ecosystems to encourage collaboration and engagement within defense value chains to deliver competitive advantage.

Accolade is Mission Critical

Accolade enterprise innovation management software helps you:

What Customers Say

“[With Accolade] we can understand the key drivers for new product platforms, technologies and capabilities, and get real-time roadmaps into the hands of cross-functional stakeholders who need critical, accurate planning information.”

Chief Technology Officer, One of Top 10 largest aerospace & defense companies in the world

Related Resources

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1 2018-19 PwC Aerospace and Defense Trends

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