We‘ve had the pleasuere and honour of collaborating closely with Robert G. Cooper for more than 25 years. He pays tribute to five is´ work as folllows in his current and 5th edition of „Winning at New Products“: „They have pioneered in Europe some of the newer facets built in today’s Stage-Gate, such as Agile-Stage-Gate methods, „Design Thinking“, and the Innovation Project Canvas. Peter and Angelika, both business partners and good friends of mine, have provided many insights, exciting new methods, and examples that are found in this edition.“ Thank you for this special dedication, Bob!