What we do
Our main services
IBR as an interface between academia and industry mediates between scientific creativity and economic goal setting. The mission is, to support science in its quest for discoveries and inventions and to make this the basis for the generation of economic value.
We analyze trends and developments in science and business, and make the results a basis for the planning of R & D programs and organizations that aim at economically valuable innovations.
- Strategic and economic evaluation of science and business developments/trends
- Due Dilligence processes
Planning of research programs
We provide strategic and operational planning of research programs and research projects.
- Strategy development: strategic goals, analysis of competitive environment, SWOT analysis, strategic initiatives, action points
- Operational planning: resources, milestones, deliveries, timelines, controlling, reporting
Planning of R & D organizations
We advise on planning, building up or re-structuring of research organizations, in order to reach strategic goals in R & D.
- Analysis of resource and infrastructural needs, including personnel
- Adjustment to given framework conditions
- Proposal of organizational structures
- Building interdisciplinary teams
PPP and cooperations
We support and mediate the establishment and management of public-private partnerships and of cooperations between companies.
- Identifying mutually beneficial fields for cooperation
- Finding cooperation partners
- Building interdisciplinary partnerships
- Contract negotiation
- Cooperation/project management
We facilitate successful technology transfer.
- Identifying research results and technologies with relevance for the development of novel products and processes in industry
- Finding licensees and licensors
- Contract negotiations
Funding research programs
We assist in securing the funding of research programs and projects.
- Identifying opportunities for external funding
- Application for external funding
We work with start-up founders.
- Identifying research results or technologies with potential for foundation of start-ups
- Building foundation teams
- Development of business plans
- Finding partners
We coach in professional career planning.
- Profiling of personal capabilities and interests
- Identifying career opportunities
- Support in job application
- Support in professional change processes
- Marketing of scientists
We mediate public and political outreach programs.
- Identifying target groups and partners
- Design of concepts and messages
- Supporting meetings and presentations