We can help you obtain maximum value from your R&D and ensure your projects achieve your desired objectives, on time and within budget. Our team has more than 25 years’ experience in the planning and management of R&D projects and portfolios. Our extensive experience in multiple disciplines across a wide range of industries allows us to communicate clearly and seamlessly with managers, scientists and technologists to create value for all parties.

The projects we have managed have spanned most of the science and engineering disciplines across a wide range of industries. We can either manage your R&D projects for you or assist your own staff to lead projects, with hands-on coaching and mentoring.

Our training division can help your team effectively plan and manage commercially-focused R&D through practical training courses and coaching.

Mark Loeffen has provided huge value by providing me with hands-on coaching help to manage a large multi-disciplinary research project. I am leading. It’s a very complex multi-disciplinary project with lots of moving parts, involving both very applied and theoretical scientists. Mark has helped me transition the project from the evaluation phase to the much more focused second phase, which requires robust management systems and work plans with clear specifications for success and delivery. Mark is very experienced in managing R&D projects and is very good at bringing in a cross-pollination of ideas between sectors. Working with Mark has helped me grow my skills as a programme leader and enabled me to develop systems and approaches that meet the needs of stakeholders and ensure good on-time delivery within budget.

Mark has been really good to work with. He is available when you need him, a good communicator, and is proactive in keeping things moving. He’s got a good way of bringing people together for common goals and is well able to navigate the tension that sometimes arises between the objectives of the academic collaborators and those more interested in commercial outcomes. It has been a very valuable investment having Mark involved in this project. He has saved us time and money, and the project is in much better shape.

Cameron Craigie
Science Impact Leader
Lincoln Research Centre
AgResearch Ltd
Christchurch, New Zealand