New organizational model for functioning of research institutes in Poland — comparative analysis of Łukasiewicz and POLTRIN Networks

This article concerns the functioning of research institutes in Poland taking into account their legal and organizational changes. The aim of the article is to attempt to answer the question whether networking of research institutes in Poland is an appropriate organizational model for the functioning of these organizations. The introduction outlines the theoretical background for the network analysis and presents general information about research institutes. The author presents solutions concerning networking of scientific institutions in Poland and in selected EU countries. The POLTRIN and Łukasiewicz networks are an example of models of networking research institutes in our country. The author … Czytaj więcej »

Student as a beneficiary of internship programs funded by the European Union

Requirements for university graduates defined by employers in times of dynamic changes and challenges of the market, the need to adapt the knowledge, skills and competences of students and graduates to the needs of companies constitute new challenges for universities in the area of cooperation with business.
The student is becoming more and more often the beneficiary of internship projects financed from various sources, not just with companies’ own funds, but also supported with funds from the European Union. The article presents the perspective of the student as a direct beneficiary of internship projects carried out by universities and employers … Czytaj więcej »

Innovation in social-economic development in Poland. Research institutes as entities and contractors of innovative activities in Poland

The goal of this article is to present the development of innovativeness in Poland in the period of its membership in the European Union. The author will address the place and role of research-development activity in the formation of innovations. The article will consist of a short theoretical part and the presentation of chosen theories of innovations functioning in the economy. The main part of the article will be an attempt to look at research institutes in the context of their usefulness in the process of raising the innovativeness of the country, taking into consideration the changes proposed by government … Czytaj więcej »