Science meets Consulting

WIK conference: The future of connectivity 16-17 Oct Brussels

Join us on 16-17 October in Brussels to explore the practical implications of the new EU electronic communications code and planned financing initiatives for rural broadband. Read More...

Digital Executive Club Brussels – an initiative of WIK and IDATE

The next meeting on "Broadband Cost Reductive Directive: challenges and opportunities" will be held on 3 July 2018 in Brussels. Read More...

Current publications and events of WIK

Receive up-to-date and timely information about our current work, new publications and events. Read More...

Digitale Agenda des Ministeriums für Wirtschaft, Verkehr, Landwirtschaft und Weinbau in Rheinland-Pfalz vorgestellt

Im Rahmen der #DigiKon18 in Mainz wurde am 11.06.2018 die Digitale Agenda des MWVLW durch Frau Dr. Iris Henseler-Unger vorgestellt. Read More...
Discussion Paper

No. 427: Market observatory in the digital economy – A model for the analysis of online platforms

What power have online platforms? WIK’s Discussion Paper No. 427 describes a potential model for the analysis of online platforms as an instrument for market observatory. Read More...

MorgenCamp Digital, 5. Juli 2018, Berlin

Das MorgenCamp Digital bietet in lockerer Folge die Gelegenheit, im kleineren Kreis auf der Basis von aktuellen Ergebnissen des WIK mit Experten sowie Vertretern aus Praxis und Politik über relevante Themen der Digitalisierung und Regulierung zu diskutieren. Read More...

Consumer pain point service quality

Around 2.2 million unnecessary leave days due to failed service appointments Read More...

Open Data in the EU

The public sector produces enormous quantities of data that forms valuable raw material for a data-based economy in Europe. The review of the PSI-Directive shows how this data can be made even more widely available. Read More...

Analytical Cost Model for the Subscriber Access Network – Consultation document published by the Federal Network Agency

WIK provided a consultation draft for the enhanced analytical access network cost model. The consultation document and the corresponding questions are available on the Federal Network Agency’s website since May 2nd 2018. Read More...

Emerging issues of data ownership, interoperability, (re-)usability and access to data, and liability

New study identifies significant barriers to the development of the data economy and the use of IoT, robots and autonomous Systems. Read More...

Review of the Significant Market Power (SMP) guidelines

This Study provides support to the European Commission in its revision of the 2002 guidelines on market analysis and the assessment of significant market power for electronic communications networks and services ("2002 SMP Guidelines"). Read More...

More Competition by Simplifying Switching

Digital comparison tools in Germany are growing and have seizable benefits for consumers. WIK-Consult presents updated figures and insights on the development and impact of digital comparison tools in Germany. Read More...