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Our data-driven innovation software platform helps organizations around the globe to identify emerging technologies, trends, and market potentials and translate them into powerful growth strategies.

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World's leading Innovation OS

ITONICS is a leading SaaS provider of systematic innovation management. The AI-powered platform combined with a systematic framework to steer innovation efforts helps companies to identify emerging technologies, trends, and market potential and to translate them into customized growth strategies.

With more than 150 experts worldwide, we support innovation leaders such as adidas, AUDI, BMW, CISCO, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, and KPMG.

active ITONICS software users around the globe
innovation rockstars on 5 continents
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trends, technologies & inspirations monitored
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"With more than 150 employees from over 16 countries on five continents, we empower organizations worldwide to focus today on what matters tomorrow. Together, we are shaping the future."


Dr. Michael Durst
Founder of ITONICS

Why the best innovators work with ITONICS

With KPMG Illuminate, powered by ITONICS, KPMG innovation leaders and teams worldwide can co-create innovative solutions and ideas together with their networks and ecosystems, driving value and growth for KPMG and its clients.

Roni Michael
Global Head of Innovation

With ITONICS on our side we have developed a holistic, digital ecosystem for innovation and digitalization, offering user-intuitive project-, strategy- and portfolio views as well as innovation and trend scouting features.

Christian Weber
Digitalization Program Management Lead

The ITONICS Innovation OS supports us in scouting new technologies and products for our pipeline. The huge amounts of data generated in this process are easily searchable for the colleagues involved and can be supplemented and evaluated together.

Dr Maarten Ruitenberg
Head of Technology Scouting & Operations

Using a collaborative platform, we were able to implement the Innovate Everywhere Challenge as an integral part of our innovation management and engage a world-wide community to team up and innovate together. We achieved a Cisco-wide cultural change and created an interconnected network of innovators.

Alex Goryachev
Director of Innovation Strategy

With the platform, we have created a cross-location innovation community. All employees now have the opportunity to submit ideas and trends, to participate in their realization and thus to shape the future of the company. The product gives thousands of employees in the company the opportunity to drive innovation.

Simeon Eichmann
Head of Research & Development

Using ITONICS' AI-enabled platform, we aim to enhance strategic alignment across business units and preemptively develop rigorous capabilities, products, processes, technologies to continuously future-proof our business.

John Absmeier
Chief Technology Officer

The ITONICS Innovation OS has become an integral part of the new innovation culture and is contributing to cross-pollination of pioneering growth opportunities at Fletcher Building.

Dr Lisbeth Jacobs
General Manager Innovation and Sustainability

Our biggest challenge was the connection and knowledge sharing between our employees and the establishment of a more integrated process. KSB reacted accordingly by breaking down traditional organizational structures partnering with the solution provider ITONICS.

Frank Udo Kimm
Head of Idea Management

The decisive factor for the success of our project was ITONICS' expertise in trend management. We were not just looking for a software partner, but for someone who is familiar with the topic and who we can trust.

Barbara Siegert
Head of Innovation Management

Cisco operates in a world of increasing market volatility and globalization. With the Technology Radar we found a solution to effectively and efficiently manage novel technologies to maintain and enhance our competitive position.

Sylvain Baron
Corporate Strategic Innovation

Innovate faster, smarter, harder with ITONICS

Our teams are here to provide you with everything you need to innovate. Personalized and outstanding service are among our top priorities.

Strategic approach

The ITONICS methodology and tools link strategy, innovation, and execution and can be managed by a small team.

Perfect match

The customizable software modules can be configured to the individual needs and existing best practices within your organization.

Partnership excellence

Our best practice workshops, periodic health checks, benchmarks, and training sessions guarantee a sustainable and world-class innovation management.

Global engagement

We manage global innovation challenges and enable worldwide tech & trend scouting projects. You can trust our vast industry expertise.


Protecting your data assets is one of our major obligations. Getting certified in ISO/IEC 27001:2017 underlines this ongoing endeavor.

24/7 support worldwide

You can rely on our team of experts 24/7 and receive individual support and advice.

Our innovation rockstars around the globe

Shaping innovation since 2009

Since the company was founded by Dr. Michael Durst in Fürth, Germany, ITONICS has never stopped growing and evolving.



ITONICS is beeing honored with several awards including the Best Tech Sales Employers Award, recognition in the Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Innovation Management Techniques, and the title of Best Consulting Company in Germany. In addition, the Cape Town office is further expanding!



ITONICS opens a new branch in Cape Town and announces AI expert Dr. Christian Mühlroth as new CEO. Also: ITONICS is included in the Gartner Market Guide for "Innovation Management Tools" and hosts the hybrid Foresight & Sustainability Summit.

ITONICS Team in Cape Town


ITONICS becomes a member of the Federal Association of AI, hosts the hybrid AI-enabled Technology Foresight Summit with +600 participants, and launches the ITONICS Campus program for academia.

ITONICS AI-enabled Tech Foresight Summit 2020


ITONICS hosts the first AI-enabled Tech Foresight Summit in Berlin with the world’s leading innovation and foresight experts and is announced as "Best Consultant" in the category "Innovation & Growth" by Statista.

ITONICS AI Summit 2019

ISO 27001

ITONICS gets certified as the first innovation management software provider in ISO 27001 and starts offering global trend scouting as an on-demand service.

ISO 27001 certified - ITONICS Innovation Management Software


Gartner includes ITONICS as a sample vendor in the “Market Guide for Innovation Management Tools” and the office spaces are doubled in size in Nuremberg, Berlin, and Kathmandu.

ITONICS Team Kathmandu


ITONICS welcomes the first clients and partners in the US. In addition to Nuremberg, Berlin, and Kathmandu, another location is added to the list of offices: New York City!

ITONICS Team Nuremberg

TOP 10

ITONICS pitches its business model again and ranks in the Top 10 at the North Bavarian Business Plan Competition of more than 90 entries.

ITONICS North Bavarian Business Plan Competition


ITONICS opens the Kathmandu branch to allow for global software development and gain access to even more very talented individuals. The World Economic Forum publishes the Global and Supply Chain Risk Report based on the ITONICS Trend Radar.

ITONICS Team Nepal


ITONICS opens its second office after the Nuremberg headquarters in Berlin.

ITONICS Office Nuremberg


ITONICS moves to its current headquarters in the city center of Nuremberg. The first product, an interactive Trend Radar, allows the first clients worldwide to collect, evaluate, and interpret trends and new technologies in one place.

ITONICS Headquarter Nuremberg


ITONICS GmbH is founded by Dr. Michael Durst and others in Fürth in April. The initial vision: To collect, connect, condense and interpret all information organizations need to innovate for a brighter future.

ITONICS Fürth Founder

Where we are

You can find our ITONICS offices around the globe.


32 Kloof Street
Cape Town 8000
South Africa

+27 21 100 4894

Hanumansthan Building
Kathmandu 44600

+977 1 570 5294

Wallstraße 15a
10179 Berlin

+49 30 57702200

Emilienstraße 9
90489 Nuremberg

+49 911 600 60 550

80 Pine Street
New York 10005
United States

+1 212 752 3011