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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

How to build an Effective Front End Process (Stage 0)

Posted on April 4th, 2016 in Chemical R&D

How many times have you heard that your Innovation portfolio is too incremental, or lacks fresh innovative ideas that will generate top line revenue growth?

Continue reading “How to build an Effective Front End Process (Stage 0)” »

How to Build and Maintain an Innovative Culture

Posted on March 2nd, 2016 in Chemical R&D

Many people talk about an Innovation culture as an aspiration – or point to examples such as Apple, Facebook, Google, etc. Continue reading “How to Build and Maintain an Innovative Culture” »

How to Develop a Robust Innovation Strategy

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

Within a corporation, it’s a fairly common practice to develop a five-year Business Strategy to be presented to the CEO and senior executive team, Continue reading “How to Develop a Robust Innovation Strategy” »

Decision Boards in the Innovation Process

Posted on January 29th, 2016 in Chemical R&D

It’s easy to get enthusiastic about a good portfolio management – or even a stage process but, far too often, we forget the importance of a well-functioning Decision Board. Continue reading “Decision Boards in the Innovation Process” »

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