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We would be pleased to carry out research and development for you, and also advise and support you with your questions.

Our main objective in our research is a sustainable improvement in outcomes for our clients and the transfer of knowledge to our teaching and consulting. We develop scientifically-based, innovative solutions to current challenges in collaboration with private and public organisations. Our competence centres draw on the interdisciplinary knowledge and expertise of our extensive network of international partners in practice and academia. The insights gained from our latest research continually flow into our teaching practice in undergraduate and continuing education.   
Depending on the issues raised and the available budget, you can choose between different forms of research cooperation, from student projects and commissioned research to government-sponsored research projects along with other practice partners.

Core competencies

Digital Economy and Transformation & Social Business

to Digital Economy and Transformation & Social Business

Empirical business and social resarch

to Empirical business and social resarch

Financial Management

to Financial Management

Marketing and Communication

to Marketing and Communication

Nonprofit- and Public Management

to Nonprofit- and Public Management

Human Resource Management

to Human Resource Management

Business Development

to Business Development

Typical research activity

  • Study for company / organisation ("contract research")
  • Research project supported by the Federal Government or other funding organisation (CTI / SNF, Gebert Rüf, etc.)
  • International research project supported by the EU

Typical service activity

  • Secondary analyses of all types (including data analyses)
  • Steering of strategy, organisational or cultural development
  • In-house development
  • Key note and workshop
  • Coaching and monitoring of processes
  • Expertise and audit

Student projects

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News of the FHNW School of Business

Oct 24, 2018

Opportunities and Challenges for Business in “EUrope”: A Swiss Perspective

European business is unique due to the advanced stage of European regional economic integration. At the same time the European region continues to experience ...

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Sep 25, 2018

Silicon Valley Study Tour 2018

Students of the MSc Business Information Systems explored innovative technologies and disruptive ideas in Silicon Valley, California.

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Sep 19, 2018

Social Entrepreneurship for Economic Development 2018

Swiss and Asian students tackled issues of entrepreneurship over the course of a newly devised programme in Vietnam.

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Events of the FHNW School of Business

Feb 09, 2019, Davos

Winter School in Davos, Switzerland

“Competitiveness and Economic Development in Firms, Clusters, Regions, & Nations”

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Contact research

Prof.
Prof. Dr. Guy Ochsenbein Head of Institutes FHNW School of Business
Telephone : +41 62 957 23 73 (direct)

Contact for services

Prof.
Prof. Dr. Christian E. Weber Head of Institute for Competitiveness and Communication
Telephone : +41 62 957 26 19 (direct)

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