The research focus lies on the development of strategy and innovation concepts as well as the provision of methodological frameworks for innovation management. In the case of technology-based innovation, scalable business models are developed and market validations including suitable controlling instruments are elaborated.
Industrial Internet of Things
Based on the challenges of three industrial companies, a generic IoT business model and individual roadmaps were developed and implemented.
New Markets, Existing Technologies
With four industrial companies, a framework for entering new markets by means of technology-related diversification was developed and at least one innovation per market was implemented.
R&D Cooperation Model
An R&D Cooperation Model based on a number of various R&D projects and the Stage-Gate® model by Robert Cooper has been developed. This model can be used to plan, realise and manage SME innovation projects and research partnerships between qualified research partners and SME