The EMS consortium is coordinated by the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI) at the Center of Excellence for Policy, Industry, and Innovation. EMS is managed by a large consortium of research institutes and universities from across Europe. The funding strategy of the partners varies according to the growth strategy of self-financing, international banks, business cooperation, or EU funding, aiming for viable growth in the regions.

The consortium consists of the following institutions:

Austria: Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), Foresight& Policy Development Department, Vienna

Croatia: University of Zagreb, Economic Faculty, Shipyard Institute Ltd. (Member of DIV Group)

Czech Republic: University of Economics, Prague, Faculty of Business Administration, Prague

Denmark: University of Southern Denmark, Mads Clausen Institute and Institute for Marketing & Management, Sønderborg, and Odense

Estonia: Tallinn University of Technology, School of Business and Governance, Department of Business Administration,

Finland: the University of Turku, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Germany: Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI), Karlsruhe

Latvia: Riga Technical University, Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management

Lithuania: the Kaunas University of Technology, School of Economics and Business, Kaunas

The Netherlands: Radboud University, Nijmegen School of Management, Nijmegen

Northeast Italy: the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Faculty of Science and Technology; University of Udine

Norway: SINTEF. The Foundation for scientific and industrial research at the Norwegian Institute of Technology, Department of Industrial Management, Trondheim

Poland, Rzeszow University of Technology, Faculty of Management

Portugal: UNIDEMI – Research and Development Unit for Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, NOVA School of Sciences and Technology, University Nova de Lisboa

Serbia: the University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences

Slovakia: Technical University of Košice, Košice

Slovenia: Maribor University, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Spain: University of Girona, Polytechnics School, Department of Business Administration and Product Design

Sweden: University of Gävle, Jönköping University, Chalmers and Luleå University

Switzerland: Hochschule Luzern – Wirtschaft, Institut für Betriebs- und Regionalökonomie (IBR)


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