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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 innovation rockstars worldwide, we support innovation leaders such as adidas, Johnson & Johnson, Toyota, Mondelez, Siemens, or 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

KPMG Illuminate accelerates the growth of groundbreaking ideas and solutions across our ecosystem. The program aims to drive ideation, incubation, and co-creation of winning solutions with KPMG firms’ clients, alliance partners and startups across the KPMG organization.
Nadine Fahim
Global Innovation & Emerging Technology Leader
Nadine Fahim - Global Innovation & Emerging Technology Leader - KPMG International

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
Christian Weber - Digitalization Program Management Lead - Siemens Energy
Targeted innovation requires a “single point of truth” to guide people and to make it easy for them to find what’s going on in our organization. The ITONICS Innovation OS is such an environment, bringing together more than 500 Toyota members from our European manufacturing centers.
Andrew Willett
Senior Expert
Andrew Willett - Senior Expert - Toyota
The pace of technology change is relentless. ITONICS excels by providing a space for our team to share important signals of change and discuss their impact, without distraction. It helps us stay ahead of the curve, multiplies the value of our people, and the time we spend together.
Chris Bennett
Chief Technology Officer
Chris Bennett - Chief Technology Officer - Dolby

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
Dr Maarten Ruitenberg - Head of Technology Scouting & Operations - Merz Therapeutics

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
Alex Goryachev - Director of Innovation Strategy - Cisco

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
Simeon Eichmann - Head of Research & Development - LEONHARD WEISS

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
John Absmeier - Chief Technology Officer - Lear Corporation

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
Dr Lisbeth Jacobs - General Manager Innovation and Sustainability - Fletcher Building

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
Frank Udo Kimm - Head of Idea Management - KSB

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 27001:2022 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 reveals new AI-driven tools in the Innovation OS and is recognized in five Gartner Hype Cycles, Market Guides and Reports. We also expand our offices in Nuremberg, Cape Town and Kathmandu. And ITONICS Nepal celebrates its 10th anniversary!




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.

CAPE TOWN 50 Harrington StreetCape Town 7925 +27 21 300 6677 KATMANDU KATHMANDU Hanumansthan, Anamnagar Kathmandu 44600, Nepal +977 1 5705294 CAPE TOWN 32 Kloof Street, Cape Town 8000, South Africa +27 21 300 6677 BERLIN Wallstr. 15a10179 Berlin, Germany +49 30 57702200 NUREMBERG Emilienstr. 990489 Nuremberg,Germany +49 911 600 60 550 PARIS MIAMI 237 South Dixie Highway, Coral Gables, FL 33133,United States +1 786 723 6009 NEW YORK 80 Pine StreetNew York, NY 10005 +1 212 7523011 BERLIN Wallstr. 15a10179 Berlin +49 30 57702200 NUREMBERG Emilienstr. 990489 Nuremberg +49 911 600 60 550

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