Automation Technology

  • Industrial measurement technology and measurement automation
  • Virtual methods and simulation in development
  • Process optimisation with PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers), mobile devices and RFID (Radio Frequency Identification)
  • Optimisation of energy efficiency
  • Development of prototypes and demonstrators


Innovation Management

  • Innovation-oriented enterprise developmen
  • Development of innovation methods and tools for SMBs
  • Innovation and digitalisation
  • Designing future scenarios and innovation strategie
  • Sustainability and Innovation
  • INNOLAB – Innovation monitoring, innovation support


Information Technologies & Business Informatics

  • Smart Data Service Engineering- Development of new IT supported data based services
  • Data Science
  • Digital Business Models


Financial Accounting & Management Accounting

  • Digitalisation of Accounting & Controlling in SME Practice
  • Sustainable Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility:
  • Concept development for sustainability controlling and reporting


Marketing & Sales

  • Family businesses in digital transformation
  • Digital Platform Marketing