Institute for Innovation Research

The Institute for Innovation Research (IfI) primarily examines issues relating to the design and implementation of innovations resulting from new technologies and needs. In this field of knowledge, Kiel has been prominent in leading international specialist journals for over two decades. The scientific work conducted by the IfI relates to the development of new products, services, procedures and management tools. In recent years, the topics of entrepreneurship, transfer of knowledge and technology from public research institutes and aspects of innovations in healthcare have become the main topics of focus in the research.