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The Institute's guiding mission is:
To be internationally recognised by businesses, academics and policy makers for the relevance, quality and rigour of its research in enterprise, innovation and internationalisation.
The IIMP concentrates its research efforts primarily on innovation and entrepreneurship in emerging, adapting and growing organisations. IIMP research is at the leading edge of answering social and economic questions relating to innovation and enterprise. We pursue this focus in the context of emerging technologies, managerial practices, and changing organisational environments. This is because we believe that research into innovation and enterprise is fundamental to securing future prosperity, sustainability and wellbeing.
The following strategic objectives define IIMP's vision:
Underpinning our research are the following values:
A key concern of the IIMP will be in unpacking some of the more intractable problems facing innovation and entrepreneurship in different contexts. Our values mean that we will work with practitioners to create new knowledge that means something and has impact.