Ciba-Specialty Chemicals (CIBN) Implements Sopheon’s Accolade(R) Solution to Help Focus Innovation Investments on Most Promising Projects  
3/11/2009 9:19:34 AM

MINNEAPOLIS & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sopheon, the international provider of software and services for product lifecycle management (PLM), announced today that Ciba Inc., a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals, is implementing Sopheon’s Accolade product portfolio and innovation process management solution. Ciba’s deployment of the Sopheon system is core to a global initiative aimed at improving returns on innovation investments. The software is being used to enhance the company’s capacity to govern its innovation processes and focus resources on high-value product innovation projects. Accolade has been made available to more than 900 individuals on cross-functional teams responsible for product development at Ciba locations throughout Europe, Asia and the United States.