Product Development Institute is dedicated to helping companies improve their approach to
new product development and portfolio management. The Institute has conducted some of the
world's most comprehensive research and best practices in new product development - research
that has led to some of the most important discoveries in product innovation such as: the
widely used Stage-Gate® system; the concept of New Product Portfolio Management; and
the Innovation Diamond™ Framework.
With over sixty years of research and professional advisory experience combined,
Dr. Robert G. Cooper and Dr.
Scott J. Edgett are globally recognized as leaders in the area of new product development
and new product portfolio management. They have been published more than 200 times and have
written eleven books; creating a wide body of research knowledge. Dr. Cooper and Dr. Edgett
have worked with 1,000+ companies including many of the Global 1000. They have compiled the
largest body of knowledge on product innovation best-practices in the world.