An engineering approach to commercialization of new technology

Many automotive journalists and analysts were complaining about Toyota showing little interest in the Electric Vehicles (EV) race. Last week Toyota’s announcement about the plan to commercialize solid-state batteries by early 2020 is a significant change in the global electrification arms race. Read more


Values not numbers – R&D Management Japanese way

During my last trip to  Japan last week, I had a pleasure to attend a conference dedicated to R&D Management organized by Japan Management Association Consultants (JMAC). This was an excellent opportunity to have a look at latest trends in R&D activities in Japan. Here are my few take-aways:

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