Deutsches Institut für kleine und mittlere Unternehmen

German Institute for Small and Medium Enterprises ‒ DIKMU
Berlin, Germany

The German Institute for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises is situated in the University of Arts in Berlin, with whom a contract of cooperation exists especially in the areas of electronic business, design and SME. The Institute sees itself as a platform between business, politics, science and associations. The main task of the Institute is to lastingly improve the competitive position of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) by supporting cooperation, knowledge transfer, research and teaching in the areas of business and technology. For the institute the following three services are most important: 1. Research - Practical but also scientific research in the areas of medium-sized business, trades-people and self-employed; 2. Education - Education and know-how transfer in conferences and seminars. The purpose is to supply SME with actual knowledge of management and technology; 3. Service - Advice and support of cooperation and knowledge transfer between science, partner companies and SME.

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c/o Universität der Künste Berlin, PO Box: 12 05 44, D - 10595 Berlin, Germany


Western Europe

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Chinese , English , German , Russian

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Deutsches Institut für kleine und mittlere Unternehmen
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Leader(s) (2023): Jörn-Axel Meyer
Leader gender: Male
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Leader(s) (2021): Jörn-Axel Meyer, Reinhold Welina, Uwe Struck
Leader gender: Male

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Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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