The purpose of the project is to monitor firm formation dynamics in industries relevant for the transformation to clean energy production and energy savings. In a first step, relevant industries are identified and firms are classified accordingly. In a second step, firm formation dynamics within these industries will be analyzed by the timing of start-ups and the importance of start-ups within the industry. The importance will be measured by the number of start-ups and the total number of people employed by these firms relative to the established firms in the industries. Further, specific market potentials and barriers for start-ups in the industries relevant for the transformation to clean energy production and energy savings will be identified

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