Projects of the Research Unit Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics

Abgeschlossene Projekte

  1. Project // 01.05.2019 – 31.03.2021

    SEEK Project 2019: Cross and Common Ownership of Firms and Their Effect on Competition and Innovation

    The purpose of this SEEK Project was to investigate the effects of cross ownership of firms (by other firms) and common ownership of firms (by third-party investors; for instance, private equity firms or other…

  2. Project // 01.05.2019 – 31.08.2020

    SEEK Project 2019: Innovation and Knowledge Transfer by Firms in Biotechnology Clusters in Germany

    The COVID-19 pandemic clearly illustrates the continuing important role of the biotechnology sector in medical progress. In particular, the German biotechnology sector has shown itself to be a pioneer in combating…

  3. Project // 01.05.2019 – 29.02.2020

    Innovation Activities of Firms in East Germany

    The project analysed the innovation behaviour of firms in East Germany since the German reunification. Based on data from the Mannheim Innovation Panel (MIP), the project focused on four research questions:

    • Develop…
  4. Project // 01.05. – 15.12.2019

    High-Growth Enterprises and Productivity: Country Report Germany 2019

    The project attempts to identify effective policy levers for supporting the emergence of high-growth enterprises (HGE) in Germany, which implies facilitating the entry of young innovative companies into periods of…

  5. Project // 01.04.2019 – 30.04.2022

    Innovation Report North Rhine-Westfalia

    The innovation report for North Rhine-Westfalia provides a comprehensive analysis of the innovation system in NRW. The report covers seven broad thematic areas:•    human capital, education and training•  …

  6. Project // 01.04. – 31.12.2019

    Industry Concentration and Innovation as Driver of the Productivity Slowdown

    Productivity is generally regarded as a driver of economic growth and an indicator of a society's material well-being. However, many industrialized countries have experienced declining productivity growth and…

  7. Project // 01.04.2019 – 29.02.2020

    Identifying Interdisciplinary Topics in Projects of the BMBF Direct Project Funding Schemes

    The project aimed at identifying interdisciplinary topics in R&D projects that received funding from the BMBF's Direct Project Funding schemes, based on a semantic analysis.

  8. Project // 01.03.2019 – 31.01.2020

    Financing of Start-ups by Private Investors, Evaluations and Analyses on the Basis of the IAB/ZEW Start-up panel 2019

    For a long period, the financing conditions for young innovative companies have been a research area of the ZEW research department “Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics” in various studies. These…

  9. Project // 01.02.2019 – 31.01.2020

    2019 Data-Report on Innovation Behaviour of Saxony‘s Economy

    The aim of this research was to collect data on innovation activities of the business enterprise sector in the State of Saxony in the years 2016 to 2018 as well as the planned innovation activities in 2019 and…