What factors hinder companies in North Netherlands to innovate? In the next weeks more than 4,000 companies will be asked to fill out
the online questionnaire about their innovation and their innovation strategy, including
In 2015, a similar Benchmark Northern Netherlands study was conducted. One of the conclusions: SMEs should innovate radically to be successful in the long term. Radical innovation refers to create products and services that are new to the market .
Initiators of the innovation project are Prof. Dries Faems, Innovation and Organisa-tion department of the University, in collaboration with The Northern Netherlands Pro-vinces alliance (SNN).
June 2016, the conclusions of the updated Benchmark Northern Netherlands study will be presented at the Strategic Innovation meeting. Programme details and location to be announced.
The online Benchmark 2016 questionnaire
Innovation Benchmark Northern Netherlands 2015 document, please click here
Prof. dr. Dries Faems, Professor of Innovation & Organization
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