Our Differentiators

What Distinguishes Us

We know what produces sustainable results for innovation-driven organizations like yours because we’ve been there.

For over 50 years we’ve been part of our clients’ most ground-breaking projects. In the past 10 years alone, we’ve launched more than 100 products, assessed over 20,000 technologies, interviewed in excess of 16,000 experts, and formed over 200 successful strategic partnerships.

Need more? Here are more reasons why we stand out from the crowd.

We are a smart partnership.

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We elevate your value.

We’re your secret weapon at any stage—from fuzzy front-end ideation to market implementation. Do you need market research to explore viable solutions for your project? Connections to the right people to develop your new product? Or a customized innovation process and training for your team?  We work behind the scenes to clarify your next step.

We’re inquisitive by nature. We ask questions early and often—because the more we know, the better we can tailor our approach. Next, we apply the methods and frameworks that will help you achieve your goals.

We’re here to elevate you, your team, and your work. More importantly, you’re recognized for the value you bring to your organization and your community.

We bring technical agility to your projects.

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We choose our team members for their ability to learn new areas of technology quickly and apply learning across technical domains. Our team’s expertise spans a number of subject areas, and we draw on complex bodies of knowledge to solve your broad challenges.

When you work with us, you’re tapping into the expertise of our multidisciplinary team, and the vast network and resources at RTI International. That’s hundreds of disciplines, industry specialists and researchers, and decades of combined experience—all working alongside you and your team to explore possibilities, vet technologies, and enable innovation.

We have a deep understanding of the innovation challenges facing organizations across a range of industries—from consumer products and services to water technology and food and agriculture.

Think of us as an extension of your technical team—here to help you act on your most exciting opportunities and solve your toughest challenges.

We provide innovation expertise.

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And we expand your creative potential.

Our clients enlist us to solve their most complex business challenges. Our frameworks bring perspective to innovation processes, beyond industry trends. We help you clarify your objectives, form effective teams, and make informed decisions. We empower your people with crucial innovation skills and mindsets.

Our focus is on the people at the heart of innovation: you and your team.

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