The Austrian Institute for SME Research specialises in social and economic research with a focus on SMEs.

The Austrian Institute for SME Research is an independent non-university research institute in the field of applied economics and social sciences. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are a core area of our research activities.

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Our areas of expertise

Since the foundation of the Austrian Institute for SME Research, studies and analyses have been carried out in several thematic areas, both on national and international level. Many of these research projects focus on the situation and development of SMEs but also consider the differences and specificities of large enterprises.

SOME FIGURES ABOUT US

since

1954
in applied economic research

more than

30
employees

over

80
projects per year

about

60
contributions to events p.a.
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