IST Institute

    The Institute for Strategic Innovation and Technology Management is the competence center for innovation and strategy. Research focuses on Strategic Transformation, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Startups, Ambidextrie, Agility and Digitalization.

    Dekoratives grafisches Element

    Die Motivation und Grundlage unserer Forschung
    The research initiative aims to develop methods and tools for using alternative, more entrepreneurial approaches and projects as a systematic part of a company's innovation and technology development.

    The International Lake Constance University (IBH)-Lab KMUdigital develops application-oriented tools and recommendations for action for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Lake Constance region for digital transformation. 

    The doctoral project ValueVentPro aims at an empirically founded contribution to the survivability of technology start-ups. For this purpose, a structured analysis of business plan texts is carried out in cooperation with bwcon GmbH and investigation of transaction relationships as indicators.

    CoVent RCT
    The CoVent-RCT is a randomized controlled study to investigate the impact of business coaching on the performance and survival probability of technology-based start-ups.

    Excubation is a cooperative research project of the University of Applied Sciences Constance and various partners from industry to develop a modular methodology and solution for the implementation of transformational innovation initiatives in technology companies.

    Invista WTI
    Invista WTI / Innovation Portal as a structure-building measure to support knowledge transfer and innovation projects by using IBH competence fields.

    iPlanPro is a cooperative research project between the University of Applied Sciences Konstanz and partners from industry and science that aims to improve the strategic planning capabilities of medium-sized companies (SMEs).

    itechSales is a completed, publicly funded research project in the field of strategic sales management, in particular sales automation, with the aim of strengthening the expansion capability of SMEs through new, more efficient sales channels.

    eArchitecture Lab
    The eArchitecture Lab of the business and application-oriented platform "Community of Practice for Strategic Management Architectures", CoPS, is a Living Lab for strategic management systems. The aim of the eArchitecture Lab is to provide principles, working methods and leadership processes for strategic architectures, as well as an open test environment for new routines and system and software components.

    The project "Alpine Research and Innovation Capacity Governance" (A-Ring) aims to expand the transnational networking of politics, business and science (triple helix) in the Alpine region in order to tackle common challenges in cooperation.