This project analysis the relevance of various obstacles for firms (particularly SMEs) in the course of transferring R&D results into marketable products. Based on a literature review, results from programme evaluations, innovation statistics (mainly from the German CIS), and a series of case studies and expert interviews, conclusions on policy options to dismantling innovation barriers are drawn.

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Project duration

15.01.2013 - 31.10.2013

Project members

Dr. Christian Rammer (Coordinator)
Dr. Birgit Aschhoff

Cooperation partner

Prognos AG, Berlin, DE