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Institute for Applied Innovation Research E. V. (IAI) 2005f
Buscheyplatz 13 Bochum 44801, Germany
tel:49-234 971170 fax:49-234 9711720

Organizational Status: University-affiliated institute, founded in 1986.

General Description: IAI is a private research institute affiliated to the Ruhr-University of Bochum. Applied innovation research at IAI covers the analysis, structuring, and scientific monitoring of change processes taking place in companies, branches, and regions. Change processes include the development of new products, new technologies leading to new processes, the introduction of new organizational concepts, the development of new markets, new competencies on individual and organizational levels, and new cooperation between science and industry. IAI's services include empirical analyses, scientific studies and consultancy, monitoring of innovative projects, moderation of development processes, special conferences and workshops, and publications and lectures.

Annual Budget:

Staff: 16 (10 research, 6 administrative/support)

Executive Officers:
Prof. KRIEGESMANN, Bernd (Chairman of the Board)

(As of November, 2004)

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