NIM fosters active dialog and cooperation with experts from science and practice, innovators, think tanks and start-ups both in Germany and throughout the world. They include the following:
Central University of Finance and Economics
Since 2014, NIM has been cooperating with the Business School of the Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) in Beijing. Together with CUFE, NIM runs an experimental laboratory, where they are jointly investigating “Social norms and regulatory focus in marketing for real new products – an international comparison.”
Institute for the Future
The Institute for the Future (IFTF) is a non-profit think tank based in Palo Alto, California, and the world’s leading organization for future-oriented thinking. IFTF and NIM have been cooperating as research partners since the end of 2019 and carry out joint research on “Future Ready Organizations.”
University of Pretoria
Workshops and doctoral seminars on experimental economic research, decision theory and behavioral science were established in 2012 and are part of the cooperation with the University of Pretoria. In addition to training and education, the cooperation also includes joint research, such as the project "Social preferences in Human-Computer-Interactions"
ZOLLHOF – Tech Incubator
ZOLLHOF – Tech Incubator is the digital center for high-tech start-ups and corporate innovators in Middle Franconia. Founded by renowned companies and public partners, ZOLLHOF provides support to more than 50 start-ups and 10 companies in areas related to innovation and entrepreneurship.