ReFo-F&E-Barometer: Results and Opportunities for Comparison

Published: 01/12/17

The results of the F&E-Barometer survey are published.


Innovation strength is considered a buzzword nowadays that denotes numerous requirements that companies have to meet in a globalised innovation competition: reducing time-to-market and lean development are demanded – while providing creative stimuli for the future of the company. Research & development must work both effectively and efficiently.

The F&E-Barometer, which was used in the framework of the project ReFo. Moreover, it was asked how their companies proceed during the development of new future fields and which obstacles they have to face in their daily work routine.

Roughly 370 F&E professionals from different industries were asked to respond to the key questions of the “F&E-Barometer”. Please follow this link to find a short selection of our empirical results.

Further publications are in progress.

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