Industry insight, illuminating innovation.

To create a more resourceful world, we need big ideas at a scale beyond anything we’ve done in the past. Enter Itron Idea Labs, where we explore new possibilities for effective energy, water and smart city management.

Primary benefits or value

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With technology disrupting at every turn, innovation can’t wait. We conceptualize, build and test rapidly.

Agile paths


As the industry evolves—rapidly—the market can quickly change. Our approach is agile and adept.

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To succeed in a fast-paced, evolving market, failure can’t be feared. We learn moving forward.

Accelerating Innovation

Working closely with customers around the world, Itron Idea Labs is made up of experienced entrepreneurs and engineers. Our team extends Itron's expansive knowledge—in utility operations, technologies and services—to uncover innovative solutions to the challenges faced by utilities and smart cities.

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Partnering for Success

Solving tomorrow’s utility and smart city challenges is bigger than any one company. That’s why we’re developing an ecosystem of like-minded partners.

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On Stage with Itron Idea Labs

Hear from managing director Roberto Aiello and learn how Itron Idea Labs came about, some early innovations and more.

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Who’s Interested in Itron Idea Labs?

Itron Idea Labs is focused on engaging with customers to solve problems, working closely with partners, and building new business opportunities.