Turning ideas into innovations.
For over six decades, Straumann has built a reputation of advancing dentistry through pioneering innovation. Our history is full of developments that have defined industry standards and created opportunities for dental professionals, patients and the company itself. Today our innovation journey continues, and it’s now more exciting than ever. We encourage researchers, clinicians, dental lab technicians, start-ups and companies interested in working with Straumann Group to submit their ideas to our Straumann Group Innovation Portal in all privacy.
What are we looking for?
We have established 8 strategic clusters for areas where we want to hear from you:
Treatment and design concept
Surface and coatings
We appreciate all input, so please do not hesitate to submit your ideas even if you are concerned they may not match the fields of innovation at Straumann Group. Even rough ideas can fuel a discussion and help to ideate.
Submitting your ideas is very simple
Submit your idea in quick and easy steps via the Straumann Group Innovation Portal. First, carefully read and then accept the legal terms and conditions. Second, enter your personal information and contact details. Third, fill in your short non-confidential overview. Last, provide information on the desired outcome and upload your attachments.
Confirmation, reference number and contact at Straumann Group. After the successful submission of your proposal you will receive a confirmation e-mail including: an internal reference number, the expected feedback timeline, contact information for questions and support.
Evaluation. Once a month, a forum of internal experts will convene to review submitted proposals. The evaluation process consists of the following steps: portfolio strategy, commercial potential, customer benefit, feasibility evaluation and follow-up discussion.
Feedback. After the evaluation process has been brought to a conclusion, you receive a feedback via mail regarding your input and the decision of the Innovation Forum.