• Research Strategy

Building a research profile

Excellence initiatives, research assessment exercises, rankings, diminishing core funding, increasing competition for research funding and top researchers – the drivers necessitating to build a competitive research profile are manifold.

A medium- to long-term research strategy serves as a foundation to develop sustainable competitiveness.

Facilitating strategic initiatives in research

Depending on the nature and the scope of the project, I provide short-term guidance to longer-term support for the develepment and implementation of a research strategy. Generic topics cover the whole strategy process: From the research or institutional vision for the future and SWOT analysis to deriving options for action, deciding on the general direction and specific objectives as well as planning activities and monitoring implementation.


Target group
  • University management, head of research institutes
  • Coordinators of specific research areas, collaborative projects or clusters
  • Research managers