Policy Brief "Unternehmertum im Fokus" | 2020 Foundation processes and the effect of crises
Crises have an accelerating effect on foundation processes. This is proven by the analysis of start-ups during the financial crisis of 2007/09 and could also apply in the Corona Pandemic.
Policy Brief "Unternehmertum im Fokus" | 2019 Why the start-up culture in Silicon Valley is different
Looking at the influence of the start-up environment - independent of individual entrepreneurial activity - it can be seen that the environment in Germany promotes incremental-innovative start-ups.
Policy Brief "Unternehmertum im Fokus" | 2018 Innovation is more than research and development
Innovations without R&D are widespread in medium-sized companies. Beyond R&D, the focus of innovation activity is primarily on the development of incremental innovations.
Policy Brief "Unternehmertum im Fokus" | 2016 Start-ups pose new challenges for SME policy
Currently, start-ups in general are receiving a lot of attention. However, many of these start-ups do not consider themselves to be SMEs, even if they meet the criteria of the definition of SMEs.