Projects of the Research Unit Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics

  1. Project // 01.01.2023 – 30.06.2024

    Master Plan for the "Mittelstand" in Baden-Wuerttemberg

    The study aims at developing a master plan for the "Mittelstand" (i.e., the group of small, medium-sized or family-owned businesses) in Baden-Wuerttemberg that can guide economic policy in supporting this group…

  2. Project // 01.01. – 31.07.2023

    Measuring the Contribution of Science and Innovation to the Green Transition

    The purpose of the project is (a) to develop a measurement roadmap for green innovation, and (b) to draft a short report on green innovation indicators. The measurement roadmap will focus on the business…

  3. Project // 01.11.2022 – 31.01.2023

    Concept for a monitoring system on knowledge and technology transfer in Switzerland

    This aim of this study is

    1. To identify and describe indicators to be included in a national monitoring of knowledge and technology transfer (KTT) in Switzerland, including the definition of the indicators as well…
  4. Project // 01. – 30.11.2022

    Start-ups and Demography - Evaluations from the IAB/ZEW Start-up Panel

    Demographic development is a cross-sectional process that has a variety of effects on market activity. Start-up activity is also strongly driven by age effects, as investment behavior and financing conditions are…

  5. Project // 01.11.2022 – 31.01.2023

    Study on Financing and Public Support for Green Start-ups

    The study analyses the potential for green start-ups in Germany as well as the specific financing needs and need for public support of this particular group of new firms. Based on the findings, some principles…

  6. Project // 01.11.2022 – 28.02.2023

    The Economic Contribution of Family Firms

    The majority of businesses in Germany are family businesses. The economic significance of family businesses and their special features compared to other businesses have been examined in recent years in studies by…

  7. Project // 15.09.2022 – 31.01.2023

    Experience with the Administration of the German R&D Tax Credit in the Mechanical Engineering Industry

    The aim of the study is to conduct, together with the Association of the German Mechanical Engineering Industry (VDMA), a survey among VDMA member firms on the use of the newly introduced R&D tax credit in…

  8. Project // 01.09.2022 – 31.07.2023

    Creation of a Representative Data Base of Young Firms in North Rhine-Westfalia

    The sample for the IAB/ZEW Start-up Panel will be extended so that the start-ups in NRW are representated. The NRW.BANK is interested in having a micro database at its disposal that enables analyzing the…

  9. Project // 01.08.2022 – 31.07.2025

    AI-Based Identification and Impact Analysis of the Knowledge Transfer between Science and Industry

    The project focuses on the large-scale identification of knowledge transfer channels on firm and university websites. It aims to create an inventory of the use of knowledge transfer channels by firms and…