We believe that innovative business models emerge in cross-industry networks – we drive and shape them.

The Business Engineering Institute St. Gallen AG (BEI) is the leading company in the German-speaking region when it comes to transferring knowledge from research and science into practice-relevant management consulting and innovative solutions. In particular, BEI supports a large number of renowned companies in their digital transformation. BEI is a pioneer in digital innovations at the cutting edge and stands for excellence in digital business innovation.

Our Services


Applied research for innovative solutions in practice

With our international network of selected universities (research partners) we develop scientifically sound reference models together with our customers (competence center partners). We show the potential of new technologies and promote the practice-oriented exchange within the community.

Research-oriented consulting with proven methods and reference models

With our customers (project partners), we develop differentiated solutions and innovative business models for their ecosystem. We accompany the transformation on a cultural, process and technological level.


Concepts and projects on the pulse of time

The Business Engineering Institute St.Gallen (BEI) addresses new topics together with its partners. Topics are taken up, structured and together the vision, goals and delivery objects are defined. The procedure coordinated by the BEI enables the efficient achievement of goals with the involvement of all participants. Current initiatives are the OpenBankingProject.ch and the Competence Center Smart Citizen.

Current research results and analyses

Together with our research partners, we regularly publish scientific and practice-relevant articles and make them available to the public.


Our Partners


In my entire 20-year career, I have never experienced a community where so much expertise, so much knowledge, and so many different theses and antitheses have come together. I must say I am deeply impressed. After each research cycle, I can implement the business models with better performance with our company.


David Kauer

Customer Journey Owner & Member of Management @ PostFinance