Our sources and methodology is your benefit!

Nowadays the availability of online and offline data increases constantly. The growing flood of new unstructured information can hamper decision-making and value-added processes in companies.

We see ourselves as a service provider that supports you in your daily work by supplying valid, important and aggregated information. This enables you to make sound business decisions. Our approach is driven by our extensive experience in desk research and qualitative in-depth interviews with selected experts.

Databases and desk research

In addition to general online research sources mod21 uses numerous fee-based and freely accessible databases. As a customer, you have the advantage to have access to all our databases via us without keeping them available yourself. mod21 knows where and how to find the appropriate information for your request. This ensures that we will quickly deliver relevant data suited to your needs.


  • Market report providers
  • Press hosts, databases and portals
  • Financial databases
  • Supplier directories
  • Technology databases
  • Exhibition directories

  • Statistics
  • Associations
  • Governmental sources
  • Industry portals
  • Social media platforms
  • Credit information

Expert interviews

mod21 knows “who and how to ask”. Qualitative interviews with relevant experts help us to gain important first-hand knowledge and to complement missing information.

Our contacts

  • Associations and institutes
  • Decision-makers in companies
  • Editors of specialized journals
  • Experts from our own network
  • Trade fair visits


Our international research partner network


If required, mod21 consults research experts from its international network. We have partners located in over 40 countries – covering more than 100 countries worldwide.

Focus regions are Western Europe (e.g. Germany, France, Spain, Italy, UK, Sweden, Turkey) and Eastern Europe (e.g. Russia, Poland, Czech Republik, Hungary), NAFTA, ASEAN ( e.g. Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam) as well as China, India and Brazil. Our international network complements our own team with expertise from around the globe.

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