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Create a sustainable innovation culture that increases innovation speed and decreases risk.

Innovation and the use of technology offer advantages when looking for ways to become more competitive. We offer a number of solutions to meet your specific goals:

Innovation Engineering

Studies show that innovative companies experience more profitable growth and are more competitive. Our staff are trained to help customers innovate in order to identify new sales opportunities, create new or more effective products, enter new markets, and deploy new business models. We use the Innovation Engineering Management System, a simple yet disciplined approach that quickly identifies and validates new ideas to increase top-line revenues, using proven idea-creation and deployment methodology. Contact us to learn more about how you can incorporate innovation into your business practices.

National Innovation Marketplace (NIM)

National Innovation Marketplace is a web-based repository designed specifically to help manufacturers find technology and business opportunities with the goal of helping manufacturers find new markets and products. Visit with us today about how to become registered with the NIM in order to gain access to new business opportunities.

Product Innovation, Development, and Commercialization

Product Innovation, Development & Commercialization services available at Southwest Research Institute improve the efficiency and productivity of the design process, including optimizing product characteristics to fit with customer desires or demand. Comprehensive testing and validation services are available to from our globally respected facilities to assist in the development of successful products and services.

TMAC South Central

Texas cities in the South Central TMAC Region include: Austin, Georgetown, New Braunfels, Round Rock, San Angelo, San Antonio, San Marcos, Seguin, Temple, Uvalde, Victoria, and Waco.

Related Terminology

innovation engineering  •  jump start  •  new markets  •  new technology  •  technology acceleration  •  eureka! ranch  •  technology driven market intelligence (TDMI)  •  supplier scouting  •  national innovation marketplace (NIM)  •  product innovation, development & commercialization

Benefiting government, industry and the public through innovative science and technology
Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a multidisciplinary, independent, nonprofit, applied engineering and physical sciences research and development organization with 9 technical divisions.