The division maintains close ties to leading research institutes and companies and conducts joint research projects. We work in partnership with the private and public sector to actively shape digital change. Whether you need the expertise of our lecturers for research, have a project that could be carried out by one of our students, or want a tailor-made staff training course, we are confident that we have program and solution tailored to your needs. Let us know how we can help you.

Research and Development

Research activities within the division pursue the common objective of generating new evidence-based findings on fundamental research questions in the areas of technology and innovation management, big data, marketing, entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurial and digital finance. We adopt an integrative complementary methodological approach to benefit from quantitative, qualitative and experimental methods to obtain a holistic assessment of research questions. We complement basic research activities with application-oriented, third-party funded research to push the knowledge frontier in our discipline. Our work is regularly published in leading international journals.


Our range of services includes the following areas in particular:

  • consulting / coaching
  • training / further education
  • evaluations / study preparation
  • audits and reviews
  • public speaking

Depending on the task, we work together with colleagues from other institutes of the Berne University of Applied Sciences or external partners.

Student Projects

Does your company need the answer to a challenging question or have a task which one of our students could work on? Please do not hesitate to contact us.

We supervise bachelor and master theses in the fields of business administration and business informatics, especially if they are research related. We charge a fee of (CHF 500.- to CHF 1000.-) depending on the amount of work involved.

Are you interested in cooperating? We would be delighted to hear from you.

Link - student projects

Training and Continuing Education

Whether training or further education: you will find a wealth of suitable offers that are practice-oriented and research-based, enabling you to create value for the digital future.

Study Programmes

Continuing Education