Retail suffers significantly from Coronavirus

Nearly all sectors of the retail industry suffered a massive drop in sales in March and April 2020. Many entrepreneurs are facing unprecedented challenges.

Published on
2020/06
Asset 26
Covid-19: When is a profitable operation in the hotel industry possible?

Published on
2020/05
Asset 10
The Missing Entrepreneurs 2019

Published on
2020/04
Asset 10
Family Business in Austria 2019 (Familienunternehmen in Österreich 2019)

Published on
2020/04
Asset 26
Die österreichische Bauwirtschaft – Zahlen, Daten und Fakten 2020 (The Austrian construction industry – facts, figures and data 2020)

The brochure covers the main indicators of the Austrian construction industry.

Published on
2020/04
Asset 26
Konjunkturbericht Gewerbe und Handwerk Österreich – 2019 und 1. Quartal 2020 (Business Cycle Data: Crafts and Trades)

The Austrian Institute for SME Research has been monitoring the Austrian crafts and trades sector on a quarterly basis since 1981.

Published on
2020/04
Asset 2
Covid-19: Liquid funds of SMEs are usually only sufficient for a few weeks
Published on
2020/03
Asset 26
Kreativwirtschaftspolitisches Datenblatt (Data sheet on creative industries)

The Data Sheet on Creative Industries provides the most recent data on the Austrian creative industries each year.

Published on
2020/03
Asset 10
Report on Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (KMU im Fokus 2019)

This report on small and medium sized enterprises provides recent facts and figures on SMEs, most important industries as well as a thematic focus on family businesses.

Published on
2020/03
Asset 26
Konjunkturentwicklung im Einzelhandel 2019 (Business cycle development in retail trade 2019)

Business cycle development in retail trade 2019

Published on
2020/01
Asset 26
Das österreichische Lebensmittelgewerbe 2019 (The Austrian Food Industry 2019)

In the period from 2019 to 2021, annual facts and figures on the situation and development in the food industry will be provided, with the data broken down by occupational groups. Both the latest available current figures and the development over time since 2010 are presented.

Published on
2020/01
Asset 26
Administrative burdens index for crafts and trades in Lower Austria

The successor study is based on the results of 2016 and analyses the changes in administrative burdens since that time.

Published on
2020/01
Asset 10
Inclusive Entrepreneurship 2019

Inclusive entrepreneurship policies aim to offer all people an equal opportunity to create a sustainable business, regardless of their background, age or gender. The report examines strategies and measures of different countries in the field of inclusive entrepreneurship. The Austrian Institute for SME Research prepared the Country Report Austria.

Published on
2020/01
Asset 10
Ein-Personen-Unternehmen (EPU) in Österreich 2018/19 (One-Person-Enterprises (OPE) in Austria 2018/19)

The study analyses the importance and development of one-person-enterprises in Austria.

Published on
2019/12
Asset 26
Vienna Night Economy

The study examines the economic significance of the Viennese night economy and analyses, among other things, the number of companies and employees engaged in the night economy.

Published on
2019/08
Asset 7
Evaluation des Zentralen Innovationsprogramms Mittelstand (Evaluation of the Central Innovation Programme for SMEs)

The evaluation of the Central Innovation Programme for SMEs (ZIM) with its three programme pillars R&D individual projects, R&D cooperation projects and networks concerns one of the most important instruments of innovation policy in Germany.

Published on
2019/06
Asset 7
Evaluation of the Austrian Space Strategy 2012-2020 (Evaluierung der Weltraumstrategie 2012-2020)

This evaluation commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation, and Technology (BMK, formerly BMVIT) examined the Austrian space commitment in the period 2012 to 2018 and derived corresponding recommendations for further development. This includes not only the design of the future space strategy, the relevant commitment at ESA and at the level of the European Union, but also the Austrian Space Applications Programme (ASAP), Austria's national space programme.

Published on
2019/06
Asset 26
Strukturanalyse im stationären Einzelhandel 2019 (Structural Analysis of Retail 2019)

The structural analysis of stationary retail trade in Austria carried out annually on behalf of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber - Division Commerce shows a provisional halt to structural change for the analysis year 2018.

Published on
2019/06
Asset 26
E-Commerce-Studie Österreich 2019 (E-Commerce-Survey Austria 2019)

The study shows a dynamic in online shopping, a boom in smartphone shopping and a start in voice shopping.

Published on
2019/06
Asset 7
Societal Criteria in Upstream Space Infrastructure Procurement

The study on behalf of DG GROW assessed the feasibility of including societal criteria (environmental, innovation, employment-related) in upstream space procurement within the European Union Space Programmes, Copernicus, Galileo and EGNOS. 

Published on
2019/05
Asset 10
Evaluation und Wirkungsanalyse CTI-Entrepreneurship (Impact monitoring and evaluation of the CTI Entrepreneurship Programme)

Assessment of the conception, implementation and short- to medium-term effects of the CTI Entrepreneurship Programme.

Published on
2019/05
Asset 10
Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Zahlen, Daten, Fakten (AI – Facts and Figures)

Collection of figures, data and facts on artificial intelligence in Austria as a basis for decisions on the further development of the corresponding FTI programme portfolio.

Published on
2019/03
Asset 7
Begleitende Evaluierung IWB/EFRE AT 2014-20 (Accompanying Evaluation IWB/EFRE AT 2014-20)

This accompanying evaluation of the implementation of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) 2014-20 in Austria applies a broad evaluation design.

Published on
2019/03
Asset 11
Wissenschaftliche Begleitung der Neuausrichtung der oberösterreichischen Arbeitsmarktstrategie (Scientific assistance for the redesign of the labour market strategy of Upper Austria)

The Austrian Institute for SME Research has assisted the government of Upper Austria in redesigning their labour market strategy with a focus on supply of skilled labour.

Published on
2019/03
Asset 26
Konjunkturbericht Information und Consulting 2019 (Business Cycle Report Information and Consulting 2019)

The latest business cycle analyses shows further growth of companies of the division Information and Consulting. The business cycle report includes results for 2018 as well as an outlook for 2019.

Published on
2019/03
Asset 26
Auswirkungen der Digitalisierung auf die Ausbildungs- und Qualifizierungsangebote des AMS Niederösterreich (Impacts of digitalisation on the training and qualification opportunities of the Public Employment Service in Lower Austria)

Analysis of the effects of digitalisation and industry 4.0 on the economy of Lower Austria.

Published on
2019/02
Asset 26
Wassersportbranche 2018 (Water Sports Business 2018)

The study develops a definition of the water sports industry. Furthermore, the supply and demand side are analysed, as well as trends and future developments.

Published on
2019/02
Asset 26
8. Österreichischer Kreativwirtschaftsbericht (8th Report on Austrian Creative Industries)

The 8th Report on Austrian Creative Industries includes the economic development of creative industries and the importance of this sector for the Austrian economy. The report also analyses the internationalsation of creative industries and provides export rates as well as motivations and success factors of internationalisation activities.

Published on
2019/02
Asset 26
Konjunkturentwicklung im Einzelhandel 2018 (Business cycle development in retail trade 2018)

Results of the business cycle survey in retail trade 2018.

Published on
2019/01
Asset 10
The impacts of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG
Published on
2019/01
Asset 10
Österreichischer Forschungs- und Technologiebericht 2019 – 2022 (Austrian Research and Technology Report 2019 – 2022)

The Austrian Research and Technology Reports describes the state and progress of federally subsidised research, technology and innovation in Austria.

Published on
2018/12
Asset 7
How to Evaluate Organisational Change in a Complex Environment?

Published on
2018/12
Asset 7
Wirkungsmonitoring der FFG Förderungen 2017-2021 (Impact monitoring of programmes managed by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) 2017-2021)

The impact monitoring of RTDI funding for Austrian companies and research organisations assesses direct impacts of the funded projects on RTDI inputs, behavioural changes, and outputs as well as their current needs.

Published on
2018/11
Asset 7
Evaluierung der Umsetzung von HORIZON 2020, EUREKA, COSME, EEN und ERA in Österreich (Evaluation of the implementation of HORIZON 2020, EUREKA, COSME, EEN and ERA in Austria)

The Austrian Institute for SME Research was part of the consortium (head of: AIT) for the evaluation of the implementation of HORIZON 2020 and ERA in Austria, supplemented by the three European initiatives EUREKA, COSME and EEN.

Published on
2018/06
Improving Economic and Policy Knowledge in the Field of Sport-related Industries with particular Focus on the Sporting Goods Sector

This study aims to improve the economic and policy knowledge of sport-related industries, especially in the sporting goods sector.

Published on
2018/05
Asset 26
Internet-Einzelhandel 2018 (Online Retailing 2018)

More and more consumers buy via the Internet and the number of online shops from Austrian retailers is constantly increasing.

Published on
2018/04
Support to the European PES Network Mutual Learning Programme on Engaging with and Improving Services to Employers

Thematic paper on the cooperation of Public Employment Services with enterprises.

Published on
2018/03
Asset 26
Einzelhandel – Quo vadis? (Retail trade – quo vadis?)
Published on
2018/03
Asset 7
Evaluierung der innovationsfördernden Beschaffung (Evaluation of the Public Procurement Promoting Innovation)

Evaluation of the implementation of the Action Plan on Public Procurement Promoting Innovation in Austria.

Published on
2018/03
Asset 7
Evaluierung des BRIDGE Programms (Evaluation of the BRIDGE Programme)

This evaluation focuses on the different facets of impacts of the BRIDGE programme and on the more recent modifications in the programme design during the period 2009 up to 2016.

Published on
2018/03
Asset 26
Strukturanalyse im stationären Einzelhandel (Structural analysis of retail)

The annual structural analysis comprised data and facts on the status quo, the development of business data, the sales area and concentration tendencies of retail in Austria.

Published on
2018/03
Asset 10
Born Globals and their Value Chains

The study deals with company start-ups or young companies that pursue a business model geared to the international market right from the start.

Published on
2018/03
Asset 10
Wettbewerbsfähigkeit österreichischer Unternehmen, insbesondere KMU (Competitiveness of Austrian Enterprises)

The study analyses, if the current framework conditions in Austria promote or hinder competitiveness of Austrian enterprises - especially SMEs.

Published on
2018/03
Unterstützungsleistungen für langzeitbeschäftigungslose Personen in ausgewählten europäischen Ländern – Schwerpunkt passive Unterstützung (Support measures for long-term unemployed persons in selected European countries – focus passive support)

In the framework of this study active and mainly passive support measures for long-term unemployed in selected European countries are analysed.

Published on
2018/02
Asset 10
Austrian Entrepreneurial Index – Retail trade 2017

The Austrian Entrepreneurial Index (AEI) combines different aspects of self-employment and measures the satisfaction of entrepreneurs.

Published on
2018/02
Asset 11
Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in European Regions and Cities

This research project analyses territorial patterns and performance of SMEs in Europe and investigates factors and driving forces for SME development at regional level.

Published on
2018/01
Asset 10
Unternehmerinnen in Österreich 2017 (Women Entrepreneurs in Austria 2017)

This study offers a comprehensive analysis of entrepreneurship of women in Austria.

Published on
2018/01
Asset 26
IKT Standort Wien II (ICT location Vienna)

This study aims to develop an up-to-date inventory of the ICT sector in Vienna and to identify opportunities to advance the region to an “innovation leader”.

Published on
2017/12
Asset 10
Rahmenbedingungen und Hemmnisse für innovative Unternehmensgründungen in Österreich (Inhibiting framework conditions for founding innovative companies in Austria)

This study analyses existing barriers for young, innovative companies in Austria and develops recommendations for conducive framework conditions for founders.

Published on
2017/12
Asset 7
Evaluierung der Förderungsgesellschaften Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH (AWS) und Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft GmbH (FFG) (Evaluation of Austria Wirtschaftsservice Gesellschaft mbH (AWS) and Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG))

The evaluation of the AWS and FFG promotion agencies essentially addresses the question whether and to what extent ambitions and expectations of the predecessor organisations consolidations, which happened in the context of the structural reforms more than a decade ago, have been achieved.

Published on
2017/11
Early-Intervention-Strategien und Ansätze in Deutschland (Early Intervention Strategies and Measures in Germany)

The situation at the labour market for specific Groups becomes more problematic. One of the political solutions is early intervention.

Published on
2017/11
Asset 26
7. Österreichischer Kreativwirtschaftsbericht (7th Report on Austrian Creative Industries)

The 7th Austrian report on creative industries presents the economic development of creative industries and the importance of this sector for the Austrian economy.

Published on
2017/04
Asset 10
Promotion and financing Conditions for fast-growing and research-intensive companies in Austria

The aim of the study was to investigate the relationship between R&D activities, company growth and investment dynamics in the context of a quantitative analysis.

Published on
2017/03
Asset 26
Branchenstudie Baunebengewerbe 2017 (Industry analysis of construction-related trade 2017)

This survey comprises the quarterly presentation of the economic and business cycle situation and the development of ten industries from the Austrian construction-related trade.

Published on
2017/02
Asset 11
Regionales Fachkräfte-Screening Oberösterreich (Screening of regional skills demand and supply in Upper Austria)

This project analyses and assesses the labour market situation and development (labour demand and supply) at the level of occupations and qualifications in the regions of Upper Austria.

Published on
2017/01
Asset 10
Mittelstandsbericht 2016 (Report on Small and Medium Sized Enterprises)

This report on small and medium sized enterprises is presented to the Austrian Parliament every second year.

Published on
2016/11
Asset 26
Finanzierungsstruktur und Ertragslage der Betriebe der Sparte Information und Consulting (Financing Structure and Income Situation in Information and Consulting)

This analysis of the financing structure and income situation is based on about 8,000 balance sheets an 3,500 income statements of companies from the information and consulting sector.

Published on
2016/10
Asset 26
Competitiveness of Cultural and Creative Industries for Growth and Jobs

This study focusses on the analysis of the competitiveness and economic relevance of the European cultural and creative industries (CCI).

Published on
2016/07
Asset 11
Kosovo SME Promotion Programme

This technical assistance project contributes to the development of the SME sector in Kosovo through a set of specific support actions.

Published on
2016/03
Asset 26
IKT-Kompetenz im Fokus der aktiven Arbeitsmarktpolitik (ICT-competences in the context of active labour market policy)

In this study PIAAC-data concerning ICT-competences are analysed.

Published on
2016/03
Asset 26
Kreativwirtschaft Steiermark 2015 (Creative Industries Styria 2015)

This project includes data analyses on creative industries in Styria.

Published on
2015/05
Maßnahmen zur Verhinderung von Jugendarbeitslosigkeit in der Schweiz (Support Measures Against Youth Unemployment in Switzerland)

The objectives of this study were to analyse the employment situation of young people in Switzerland and the framework conditions in the labour market.

Published on
2015/03
The use of validation by enterprises for human resource and career development purposes

The study investigates the use of competence measurement and assessment among European enterprises.

Published on
2014/12
Asset 10
Study on Statistical data on Women Entrepreneurs in Europe and on the creation of an e-platform

The aims of this study were to collect and analyse the most recent comparable statistical data on women entrepreneurs in Europe in order to quantitatively capture female entrepreneuership.

Published on
2014/11
Asset 11
Salzburg 2025 – Szenarien regionaler Wirtschaftsentwicklung und gesellschaftlicher Rahmenbedingungen (Salzburg 2025 – Scenarios of Regional Economic Development and Social Conditions)

This study investigated the development prospects of the Salzburg region up to 2025.

Published on
2014/08
Asset 7
Interim Evaluation of the Participation of SMEs in FP7 (Cooperation Programme and the Research for the Benefit of SMEs Schemes)

The overall objective of this study was to evaluate the results and impacts of the participating SMEs within two initiatives of FP7.

Published on
2014/05
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