Governments, enterprises and research organisations need to define research and innovation concepts to find solutions for pressing economic and societal challenges. empirica supports R&I actors through collecting and analysing representative data, organising events and developing recommendations for strategic action.
Knowledge transfer is gaining momentum: Governments refine their KT policies; public research organisations strengthen their KT capacities; enterprises seek accessing public research in open innovation efforts. In this dynamic environment, empirica provides targeted consultancy for sophisticated strategies and operations.
Europe needs to develop its genuine approach towards fostering new and growing businesses. This applies in particular to high-growth enterprises which contribute disproportionally large to job creation. empirica has sound expertise in policies for innovative ventures, especially from universities.
Enterprises need to continuously consider introducing new products, services, processes and inputs to stay competitive. Since the impacts of innovation are uncertain, thoughtful management and governmental policies are required. empirica’s special expertise is in e-business but goes far beyond.
Research and innovation take place in complex ecosystems. Effective and efficient R&I requires a sophisticated infrastructure, qualified researchers, thoughtful governmental policies and user involvement. empirica supports governments and enterprises in defining strategies and policies meeting their specific preconditions.