The IMI focuses on (applied) research in the area of management and innovation. The institute cooperates with enterprises, organizations, professional institutions and governing bodies as well as partner institutes from other academic institutions. Furthermore, the institute fosters valuable collaboration in an international network of academic partners. Results from research activities are integrated in various FFHS teaching modules. As well, results are spread throughout publication activities.
The institute's fields of research are:
• Innovation & Accounting/Auditing
• Innovation & Finance
• Innovation & Strategy
• Innovation & Enterpreuneurship.