Innovation strategy analysis, planning and consulting that creates real impact for your organization 


EER Strategies, LLC

The Philadelphia Region & Worldwide

Phone:  +1.484.753.1001 

Elizabeth Richard and her collaborators offer decades of strategic planning, workshop development and delivery, and open innovation consulting to pave the way for addressing your most pressing challenges and achieving your strategic goals.  We specialize in helping your organization grow their innovation capability through consulting and interactive workshops, creating an innovation strategy aligned with your business strategy, facilitating identification of the best practices to suit your needs, and advancing a culture of innovation. 

Elizabeth Richard is a member of the Open Advisors team, offering a comprehensive workshop and consulting services drawn from more than a decade of experience in practicing and researching a variety of open innovation (OI) approaches in the private, public and non-profit sectors.  

Comprised of staff with experience from Harvard and NASA, the team has collectively run over 700 challenges in advanced analytics and computation, space sciences, life sciences, organizational management and various engineering technologies. The team has also implemented systematic OI programs in a range of organizations.  The Open Advisors team is uniquely positioned to help organizations understand how OI can be integrated within their own innovation processes and to enable learning, piloting, scaling, and sustaining OI programs that deliver results. 


Benchmarking | Strategic Planning | Innovation Strategy | Strategic Foresight Analysis | Implementation Planning

Open Innovation: Learn, Experiment, Scale, Sustain | Organizational Effectiveness 

Visioning | Innovation Strategy | Organizational Strategy | Portfolio Analysis | Open Innovation

EER Strategies offers over 20 years experience conducting customized visioning, planning and innovation workshops, developing executable strategies and plans, and facilitating team meetings tailored to meet your organization’s needs.

Our innovation philosophy is grounded in a solid strategic plan, and executed by developing an innovation strategy aligned with the business strategy. Workshops are designed to disrupt traditional thinking, facilitate creativity and forward thinking, and lead to a more innovative culture.

Successful strategies are built upon a foundation of research and analysis to best understand and address your organization’s unique challenges, leading to an informed strategy and achievement of goals and objectives.  EER Strategies offers research and analysis, benchmarking, and stakeholder assessment to ensure that strategy formulation is focused on meeting your most pressing needs.

 EER Strategies also offers an innovation capability assessment and diagnostic to identify your organization’s strengths and weaknesses, identifying how the organizational structure and culture hinder or support innovation. We partner with clients to define innovation critical success factors and develop a plan to advance innovation cultural change.  The result is a tailored innovation strategy, problem solving methodology, and change management plan that creates real impact for your organization.

open innovation

STRATEGY workshops