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Stephen Toton

Stephen Toton

President, S&T Innovations

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About the author:

Stephen Toton is a former R&D executive with over 35 years of experience working with DuPont, Kodak and other corporations in leading large R&D organizations, ventures and startups in commercializing transformative products and providing excellence in innovation best practices.

Steve is a subject matter expert in leading ventures and improving the effectiveness of R&D based innovation


Posts by Stephen Toton

Developing a Strategy for Global R&D and Innovation Centers

Posted on January 6th, 2017 in Chemical R&D

In today’s complex global business structures, we sometimes find ourselves with a proliferation of R&D sites and Application Centers. This may be caused by several reasons: legacy business centric R&D laboratories, Continue reading “Developing a Strategy for Global R&D and Innovation Centers” »

Implementing Innovation Best Practices across an Enterprise

Posted on December 21st, 2016 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

I often get asked by my colleagues and clients to explain how I was able to implement several Innovation Best Practices across an enterprise and make it stick – especially in an enterprise environment Continue reading “Implementing Innovation Best Practices across an Enterprise” »

Organizing R&D Organizations for Success

Posted on December 12th, 2016 in Chemical R&D

Many corporations continue to organize their business units into global organizations to meet the needs of growing economies in many regions. Continue reading “Organizing R&D Organizations for Success” »

Implementing a Project Management Office (PMO) for Innovation Projects

Posted on November 14th, 2016 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

After you’ve established an effective portfolio management process, a standard stage gate process and financial metrics, it’s time to consider implementing a Project Management Office (PMO) across the enterprise. Continue reading “Implementing a Project Management Office (PMO) for Innovation Projects” »

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