This is what Covid-19 did to innovation budgets

https://sifted.eu/articles/covid-innovation-budgets/

Participants

  • Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
    Role: General
    Reference type: Referenced

Media outlets

  • sifted.eu (Online)

Description

More than a third of corporations cut their innovation budgets due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and around a third of companies stopped or decreased their collaboration with startups. That is the stark picture painted by a recent study by Corporate Venturing Network, Tilburg University and RSM, which conducted two surveys with a group of 40 to 50 mainly Dutch and Belgian companies. One study was done in the early stages of the pandemic last April, and another in October when the pandemic had been ongoing in Europe for more than six months.

More than a third of corporations cut their innovation budgets due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and around a third of companies stopped or decreased their collaboration with startups. 

That is the stark picture painted by a recent study by Corporate Venturing Network, Tilburg University and RSM, which conducted two surveys with a group of 40 to 50 mainly Dutch and Belgian companies. One study was done in the early stages of the pandemic last April, and another in October when the pandemic had been ongoing in Europe for more than six months.