The 2019 R&D and Innovation Agenda


Opportunity in the Face of Disruption

That is how dozens of R&D and innovation executives described, in various examples, their view of 2019. December ended a year of R&D and innovation budget growth tempered by global economic pressures and technological uncertainty. The upside was a year of investment in research and innovation programs that expanded the range of challenges that technology leaders will need to tackle.

Here are the three key trends and problems executives in this space are focused on for the next 12 months.