Our Partners

As part of our commitment to ‘open innovation’, we pursue agile networking and collaboration. Our primary strategic partners are with research networks and technology and design specialists.

Design Partner

MetaDesign is our strategic partner for translating brand concepts into 360° experiences, from design and communication to brand experiences on digital platforms, at trade fairs and on the sales floor.

Technology Partners

Liveloop is our technology development partner for continuous improvement of our platform solutions and apps for use by online communities and ethnographers.

Intanges is our technology service partner for conducting web-based qualitative and quantitative MindMarker studies in which we map and track brand perception and competitive environments.

The international web design agency Sleighdogs is our technology partner for UX and service design and co-developer of both our website and our international expert database.

Innovation Partners

The Innovation Alliance is our operational network for anchoring and teaching agile innovation management and cultivation of an open corporate innovation culture.

Research Networks

Corporate Social Responsibility

We advise the Innovation Factory of the non-profit aid organization Deutsche Welthungerhilfe. At the annual Innovation Camp we guide and support the organization’s staff from an array of countries and departments in the process for developing strategies for fighting world hunger, teaching them how to utilize our innovative methodologies.