ReaDI-Watch© Managed Service

We at GBI offer a managed service of your RD&I activities in a range of fields. The managed service includes a complete structuring of your activities and implementation of an RD&I system based on our RRL-Index methodologies and data. Measures may include the setting up of a Research & Innovation board, which we will chair for a set duration of time or the use of our ReaDI-Watch Platform which supports RD&I processes as a software tool. This service offering allows you to learn RD&I strucuturing over the time in which we work with you and then handle the RD&I activities yourself subsequently. The managed service may also include support in the structuring of R&D grant and R&D tax credits applications.

ReaDI-Watch© Platform

The ReaDI-Watch© Platform is a transformative offering, which gives top-level management transparency into R&D performance, while supporting on the ground researchers with features and functionalities to streamline the process of research, experimentation, analysis and reporting.

RRL© Index

Through the assessment system, named Research Readiness Level (RRL) Index, your company can understand its Readiness for RD&I Excellence, using our published RRL-Index© benchmark.

RRL Index Graphic

This pinpoints key areas for improvement in your organization in order for you to perform high quality, efficient and expeditious R&D. The RRL-Index© sends you on your journey to RD&I Excellence.

How does it work?

Interviews with members of executive team/RD&I department

With tailored questions split across a range modules assessing R&D capability and environment

Benchmark over time to track success

Action plan formulated based on results (min. 300 data points)

The ReaDI-Watch© Managed Service offering draws data and scores from the RRL-Index© results to formulate an action plan for your company.

RD&I Training and Compliance

We offer strategic and operational RD&I Training to facilitate the improvement and streamlining of RD&I processes.

Training of RD&I management and staff can increase efficiency, productivity, revenue and profits by decreasing inefficiencies and moving to prospective RD&I strategies.

Effective training can also lead to a higher level of compliance with standards as this becomes increasingly important in RD&I.

Do contact us for more details on our training programmes.

Disruptive Technologies and Industry 4.0

We work with clients in numerous facets of disruptive technologies and Industry 4.0, ranging from medical processing to smart manufacturing to digital platforms. In a fast-changing ecosystem it is essential to be aware of competitiors and the state-of-the art. Our service begins with this and works through to the implementation of strategies aligned with the digitalization and globalisation of manufacturing enterprises and with evolving client demands.

Technical consultancy

We also offer technical consultancy in a range of fields:

Manufacturing engineering

Food science

Industry 4.0


Typically one of our experts will work on-site or remotely with your engineers for a duration of time to solve problems or develop a new product/strategy. These projects are typically of shorter duration, approx. 6 months, but can vary depending on your needs. Do contact us for more details on which expertise we can offer.