We are the Innovation Alliance

What We Do Who we are

Who we are

In today’s ever changing world, organisations need to find different ways to innovate.

As an interdisciplinary team of experienced strategic thinkers and senior experts, the Innovation Alliance offers a holistic and agile approach …

We grow your business, your knowledge and your capabilities.

Our Portfolio & Approach

  • We believe that innovation processes have to adapt to business and market needs.
  • The Innovation Alliance integrates experts from a variety of disciplines, ranging from trend analysis, insights and strategy to ideation, concepting and development through to launch.
  • Our approach is agile: offering faster learning cycles, shorter time to market all under pinned by best available methods and new practices.
  • We understand that successful innovation processes require strong governance, an open mindset and culture and appropriate processes, structures, tools, skills and intellectual property.
  • Jointly we will define what is essential for your organization to grow it‘s business.

Successful organizations use the Innovation Alliance as a customized
one-stop-shopping solution to foster, accelerate and  facilitate growth
through innovation whilst focusing on their core business.

What we do

AGILE INNOVATION MANAGER – AIM

An Innovation Manager develops an innovation and supports his/her organization all the way from innovation to successful market launch. They will face the daily challenges to systematically generate product and process innovations and align these with market requirements. They will also take into account the existing competencies and process capabilities of the organization.

The certified Agile Innovation Manager has a good command of the holistic orientation of Innovation management, the focused generation of innovative ideas and their development into specific, pursuable innovation concepts for his/her organization as well as their implementation and market launch. He/she is systematically prepared and enabled for his/her role as the pioneer for innovation in the organization.

The Agile Innovation Manager – Training is delivered by experts in the respective Innovation Alliance fields.

The Agile Innovation Manager- Training is divided into 3 modules:

Module I A – From ideas to strategy / Foresight, Scenarios, Trends
Module I B – From ideas to strategy / Immersion, White Spots, Insights
Module II – From strategy to opportunities / Ideation, Concepting, Innovation Culture
Module III – From opportunities to market / Design, Implementation, Launch

Agile Innovation Manager-Training

For further information and bookings please contact:
Niko Lampl
INNOVATION ALLIANCE
c/o UMS GMBH
Lampl@innovation-alliance.net

Dates and further information
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Agile Innovation Projects (AIP)

We work on a variety of projects and project set-ups: the Innovation Alliance covers everything from business innovation and new business models, to product marketing and service innovations, to special R&D and technology projects or even intellectual property research.

We collaborate with our clients in creative projects. We stimulate innovation and growth using acknowledged experts at individually designed innovation activities.

  • We offer objective guidance about innovation and growth
  • We cover the whole innovation spectrum
  • We provide access to the relevant experts
  • We are scalable
  • We integrate functions and disciplines
  • We inspire with cross industry expertise

Not an improper proposal

We offer you a free orientation day with selected experts as a first approach to exploring your innovation issues.

When would suit you?

Sven Tollmien
INNOVATION ALLIANCE
c/o TRENDONE GMBH
Tollmien@innovation-alliance.net

Impressions

Here are some impressions of the past Agile Innovation Days.

Impression
Die Miele Kochsphäre
Koffer Workshop
7 Senses Kitchen

Members

Key Values

Key Values

Innovation and Business Development View Details
STURM und DRANG

STURM und DRANG

Innovation Insights View Details
TRENDONE

TRENDONE

CREATING FUTURE FOR YOUR BUSINESS View Details
TrendSketcher

TrendSketcher

TrendSketcher View Details
UMS+

UMS+

ENABLING SUCCESS View Details
ITONICS

ITONICS

Shaping Innovation View Details
Key Values

Key Values

Innovation and Business Development

KEY VALUES is a value creation service company focused on innovation and business development. The consultancy, located in Hamburg, Germany, identifies growth potentials, develops and evaluates concepts and helps its customers to become more successful in their respective market segments. Specifically developed methodologies and tools as well as an international network of experts and partners help to develop new products and solutions. KEY VALUES create mission-critical values and support growth.

KEY VALUES GmbH
Neuer Wall 50
20354 Hamburg
Germany

Rolf Buchholz
Managing Partner
Fon: +49 40 822 186 397
Fax: +49 40 822 186 450

STURM und DRANG

STURM und DRANG

Innovation Insights

STURM und DRANG is the international research boutique for strategic innovations. Our research based on innovation insights is consumer-oriented and trend-based, i.e. strong insights and foresights form the basis for our innovation work. Our strategic and agile innovation processes produce visionary concepts and strategies of renewal for the markets of tomorrow. STURM und DRANG is strategic rsearch partner of the global branding and design agency MetaDesign.

STURM und DRANG GmbH
Baumwall 3
20459 Hamburg
Germany

Stefan Baumann
Managing Partner
Fon: +49 40 20 20 100 20
Fax: +49 40 20 20 100 11

TRENDONE

TRENDONE

CREATING FUTURE FOR YOUR BUSINESS

TRENDONE knows the products and technologies of the future. In our Trend Reports, we publish the latest trends & innovations that will influence your industry. The Innovation Services will help you to interpret these innovations to match your needs.

TRENDONE GmbH
Gasstrasse 2
22761 Hamburg
Germany

Nils Müller
Sven Tollmien
Fon: + 49 40 526 778 33
Fax: +49 40 526 778 36
Mobil: +49 172 59 40 140

TrendSketcher

TrendSketcher

TrendSketcher

TrendSketcher delivers quick understanding of complex matters through sketches. TrendSketching is a visualization method for the trend and innovation industry – invented by Anna Luise Sulimma in 2009. TrendSketches are drawings that make complex matters, strategies and ideas easy understandable at a glance. They help to bring information to the point and make it stay in mind. Anna Luise Sulimma supports workshops, meetings and conferences with live trendsketching and creates digital sketches, animated video clips and presentations that help to share and communicate information.

TrendSketcher
Peter-Fischer-Allee 23
65929 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

Anna Luise Sulimma
Fon: +49 69 173 209 540
Mobile: +49 176 637 888 47
Fax: +49 69 173 209 549

UMS+

UMS+

ENABLING SUCCESS

As the leading strategy implementation consultancy, we support our customers in achieving their strategic goals in three ways: As Consultants we demonstrate potential and develop incisive strategic concepts. As Trainers we convey knowledge and skills, enabling effective implementation. And as Coaches we accompany the Management of programs and projects, supporting initiatives until successful target achievement.
In a nutshell, we bridge the gap between strategic goals and measurable success.

UMS UNIVERSAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES (CONSULTING) GMBH
Hanauer Landstr. 291 B
60314 Frankfurt / M.
Germany

STEPHAN LUNAU
GESCHÄFTSFÜHRENDER GESELLSCHAFTER / GENERAL MANAGER
Fon: +49 69 91 30 68-0
Fax: +49 69 91 30 68-22

ITONICS

ITONICS

Shaping Innovation

ITONICS offers collaborative software solutions for strategic foresight, trend, innovation and idea management. Our solutions enable innovation communities, complex scenarios, idea jams, trend and risk landscapes etc. and can be seamlessly integrated into the clients environment.

ITONICS GmbH
Emilienstr. 9
90489 Nuremberg
Germany

Dr. Michael Durst
Fon: +49 (0) 911 600 60 55 0
Fax: +49 (0) 911 600 60 55 5

References

Some clients of Innovation Alliance members

Automotive: AUDI, BMW, Daimler, Schenker

Chemicals/Pharma:  BASF, Bayer, Novartis, Roche,

Energy: EON, RWE

Financial Services: Comdirect, Deutsche Bank, R+V, Allianz

FMCG: Procter & Gamble, Danone, L’Oreal, Tesa

Aerospace: Airbus, Lufthansa

Non-Profit: SOS Kinderdörfer, World Vision

Retail: OTTO, Tchibo

Telecommunications: Deutsche Telekom

Contact

Sven Tollmien

INNOVATION ALLIANCE 
c/o TRENDONE GmbH
Gasstraße 2
22761 Hamburg

Tel +49 40 526 778 34

www.innovation-alliance.net