Center for Innovation Research

CIR pursues and propagates fundamental research on innovation with a focus on the strategic and organizational dynamics associated with innovation and learning at the organizational, intra-organizational, and inter-organizational levels.


Center for Innovation Research

CIR, the Center for Innovation Research at Tilburg University, brings together, supports and promotes research related to innovation.

CIR researchers study the effects that business and corporate strategy, organizational processes, and organizational learning have on innovation outcomes. They aim to publish the results of their work in the top journals in the field.

CIR's research program covers three main themes:

  • Innovation Strategy
  • Organization of Innovation
  • Organizational Learning

These themes coincide with the primary areas of expertise of CIR's constituting departments.