Projects of the Research Unit Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics

Laufende Projekte

  1. Project // 01.01.1992 – current

    The Mannheim Enterprise Panel

    The Mannheim Enterprise Panel (MUP) is a panel dataset maintained by ZEW since 1992 that covers almost the entire population of enterprises in Germany. The MUP is the most extensive firm-level panel dataset for…

Abgeschlossene Projekte

  1. 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 for…

  2. 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…

  3. Project // 30.03. – 31.08.2022

    PatentsView: Disambiguation Advisory Council

    The goal of this project is the Evaluation of the current PatentsView disambiguation approach and the exploration of alternative methods.

    The project comprises two activities:

    1. Participation of Thorsten Doherr in…
  4. Project // 01.03. – 31.10.2022

    Innovation Indicators for Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals 2022

    The aim of this study is to update a report on key innovation indicators for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. In a concise way, the study offers an overview on the state and recent developments in…

  5. Project // 01.01. – 31.12.2022

    Focus Study „Markets for Technology”

    Technology markets are markets where codified technological knowledge is traded. This knowledge is typically protected by intellectual property rights such as patents, utility models or designs. These IPRs can be…

  6. Project // 01.12.2021 – 30.06.2022

    Trends in Research and Development Expenditure in Germany from an International Perspective

    The aim of the study is to analyse the development of R&D expenditure in Germany in the past 25 years for sectors of performance and individual industries in the business enterprise sector. The dynamics in Germany…

  7. Project // 01.10.2021 – 31.05.2022

    Ex-ante Analysis of the Subsidy Program “INVEST – Venture Capital Grant”

    In accordance with the EU Commission's Guideline on State Aid to Promote Risk Financing (Risk Financing Guidelines), an ex-ante analysis is to be carried out on the "INVEST- Zuschuss für Wagniskapital" funding…

  8. Project // 15.09. – 15.12.2021

    Proposals for Improving the Administration of the German R&D Tax Credit

    The study aims at developing proposals for improving the administration of the newly introduced R&D tax credit in Germany. The study deals with two main questions:

    • What has to be done to fully address the entire…