World’s Largest Organization for Innovation Professionals

Founded in 2009, the Global Innovation Management Institute is a global nonprofit standard certification board for innovation and innovation management



GIMI was initiated by a worldwide group of chief innovation officers, innovation executives, academics and consultants in 2009. Our global advocacy for making innovation a professional business discipline is reinforced by our universally recognized standards and certifications, extensive academic programs, communities of practice, and professional development opportunities.



To democratize innovation worlwide by certifying one million individuals and companies. 

  • Spreading and increasing the adoption of innovation standards and best practices in innovation
  • Helping individuals, companies, training organizations and regions develop world-class innovation capabilities through global standards, testing protocols and innovation certification
  • Building a community of innovation practitioners that is active and vibrant in the design and execution of building to the vision of GIM Institute


GIM Institute aspires to make innovation a professional business discipline that can be taught in academic institutions, corporate and government academies, and professional organizations, and can be adopted across organizations.

Our Numbers Globally

Individuals and organizations who have developed competencies in innovation based on the innovation frameworks, processes, tools, and courses of GIMI


Partners, Institutions and Companies


Ambassadors and Innovation Experts


Certified Organizations

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Certified Innovation Professionals

Our Partners

Promote GIMI’s offerings while delivering innovation courses, training, and coaching following GIMI certification standards


Meet Our Leadership

Innovators is what we call our Board of Directors and Executive Team. They are the people who go to great lengths to spread innovation around the globe. Meet each of them below.

Contact Us

We will get back to you as soon as possible using the email address provided, usually within 1-2 business days, not counting weekends or U.S. holidays

Phone Number
+1 (62) 1829017


110 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA, USA

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We are conducting a global survey to understand the impact our programs and certifications have had in terms of value creation. We would greatly appreciate your participation in this survey to help us gather insights on how we can continue to improve our offerings.