By combining our strengths of applied research and product development, we anticipate and explore emerging IT trends and transfer innovations into market-ready prototypes, product enhancements, and new solutions. As part of SAP’s Technology Innovation Platform board area, research and innovation teams evaluate and prepare business opportunities that inspire both enterprises and end users.
Activities span from co-innovation with individual customers to collaborative research in consortia with industry and academia. With teams close to markets and talents on all five continents, the research conducted is a powerful driver of innovation for SAP and its ecosystem and opens the world up to new possibilities thanks to innovations in IT.
Fostering project-based co-innovation, the SAP Global Co-Innovation Lab (COIL) Network supports and initiates a broad range of events and activities. The following link offers you more information on already successfully completed events of the Global COIL Network.
How do trade and consumption develop over the next 20 years? In order to answer this and many other questions concerning future retail and consumption, SAP, Migros, and GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute analyzed emerging trends and possible future scenarios.
Wireless sensor networks can be an advantage for many business processes. In order to facilitate the very cost and time-consuming programming, the research project makeSense combines the worlds of business processes and sensor networks. The revolutionary approach allows not only experts but also any business manager to program the devices. Read more about makeSense. February 5, 2013
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