As a research intensive lab our strategy focuses on:
- Delivering outstanding research in the areas of innovation management, social innovation, smart specialisation, and regional development;
- Enhancing R&D, modelling, promotion of products, tools, software and providing corresponding consulting services on the management of innovation in organizations in public and private sector;
- Developing tools and techniques for managing knowledge, innovation and technology;
- Creating the necessary scientific-entrepreneurial cooperation and synergies in supporting technological and innovative actions;
- Expanding strategic collaborations with businesses, enterprises, universities, research centres, business support centers, incubators and technology parks;
- Making a major impact upon regional and global society.