We seek to define ISPIM's role and guide implementation of ISO's international management system standard for innovation.


Since ISPIM is a society for professional innovation management with members from 100 countries, it has the opportunity to take on a role that would create a global guideline for the role of innovation management professionals, provide orchestration for a global Body of Knowledge that would connect country and regional activities around the world, and even endorse personal certification programs to take them to the next level.


The BoK can incorporate the guidance provided by the ISO international standard on Innovation Management System: ISO 56002:2019. Read more...


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  • VIRTUAL 2020

    • Hot-topic Discussion: Trick or Treat – How could the ISO Innovation Management Principles impact your organization? 

    • Workshop: ISO IMS Info and Q&A: Implementing the Innovation Management System Standard

    • ISO Innovation Management Standard and ISPIM BoK Joint Panel

  • BANGKOK 2020

    • Introduction to the ISO 56000-series of guiding standards for innovation management by Magnus Karlsson.

    • Workshop: Towards a global Body of Knowledge for innovation management professionals by Magnus Karlsson

  • FLORENCE 2019

    • Progress on the Innovation Body of Knowledge and Personal Certification

    • Panel: Markus Sobstad Bensnes; Martin McGurk; Magnus Karlsson; Joanne Hyland

  • OTTAWA 2019

    • ISO 56000 Series of Standard by Peter Merrill

  • FUKUOKA 2018

    • Progress of The Innovation Management System Standard moderated by: Magnus Karlsson & Joanne Hyland,  featuring Hiro Nishiguchi

    • ​Personal Certification of Innovation Management Professionals in Sweden by Magnus Karlsson

  • STOCKHOLM 2018

    • The Innovation Management Standards Panel Session - Panel: Johan Grundström Eriksson, Magnus Hakvåg & Magnus Karlsson, Markus Søbstad Benses

    • Personal Certification of Innovation Management Professionals by KPMG, Innovationsledarna & RISE

    • Body of Knowledge for Innovation Management Professionals by Innovationsledarna

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