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Research Grants

The International Commerce Institute is dedicated to the funding of research of the highest quality and the broadest significance aimed at furthering academic and business thought leaders’ knowledge in the Consumer Goods business. The Institute disseminates this thought leadership through its publication the International Commerce Review: ECR Journal, its website and through other electronic repositories and libraries throughout the world as well as through executive development programmes in partnership with reputed academic institutions.

Leading organisations in the Consumer Goods business worldwide are invited to support the mission of the Institute through the funding of research projects in a field of their choice.

As a leading manufacturing organisation committed to manage its social and environmental impacts responsibly, Unilever makes funds available to further academic and industry knowledge in the area of: 

  • Shifting Consumer Behaviour: How consumers have changed their behaviour during the current crisis (price points, products, brands, assortments, categories, stores, etc.) 


For further information, please go to Research Grants