Methods & Skills

The Centre for Social Innovation conducts bibliometric analyses of international academic co-publications. This work relates to and builds upon ZSI’s research activities in the area of the internationalisation of science, technology, and innovation.
ZSI offers web-based interactive data visualisations for visual analytics and user-centred data exploration.
Social scientific methods used to assess efficiency, effectiveness, relevance, impact and much more
Event Management
Foresight / Forward-Looking Activities
Indicator Development
Innovation Management
Intercultural & Transdisciplinary Cooperation
Policy Analysis & Peer Review
Social Network Analysis

Thematic Areas

Contributing to sustainability and SDG 13 (Climate Action), SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy) and SDG 15 (Life on Land)
Contributing to SDG 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure) and SDG 17 (Partnership for the Goals)
Contributing to SDG 3 (Health and Population)
Contributing to SDG 4 (Quality Education)
Contributing to SDG 5 (Gender equality)
Information and Communication Technologies
Supporting SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth)
Supporting SDG 10 (Reduced inequalities)
Analysing and developing research and innovation (R&I) policies
Supporting SDG 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities)
Contributing to SDG 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure) and SDG 17 (Partnership for the Goals)
Supporting SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production) and SDG 4 (Quality Education)
Supporting SDG 10 (Reducing Inequalities)
Supporting all Sustainable Development Goals
Supporting SDG 17 (Partnership for the Goals)
Supporting SDG 4 (Quality Education)


International R&I cooperation with North America
Central Asia
East Asia
The Eastern Partnership Countries are important neighbours for the EU in general and Austria in particular.
Latin America & Caribbean
Republic of India (Bharat Ganrajya)
Russian Federation
The Centre for Social Innovation is supporting research policy-related activities connecting Southeast Asia and Europe since 2008. It provides analyses on innovation systems and cooperation, and results of policy-level and research funding stakeholders.
The Western Balkans are a region very much in focus of ZSI's work - extending to the whole Central and South Eastern Europe (and EU-13)
With our competences we support the implementation of the SDGs