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 »

Research institutes in Poland – evaluation of their place and role in innovative politics in Poland.

Renata BarcikowskaIn the paper have been analyzed issues related to the reserach institutes in Poland in last decade. The problematic question is: What is the role and place of research institutes in Poland in innovative policy with particular regard to their usefulness in the implementation of the Knowledge Based Economy (KBE).

Renata Barcikowska, Ph.D., Railway Research Institute, Poland – is an Assistant Professor in the Centre for Coordination of Projects and International Cooperation of IK. In 2015 she received a Ph.D from Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw in the area of political sciences. Her disertation was on Research Institutes in Czytaj więcej »

The significance of marketing for the development of research and development institutions

The contemporary market is subject to continuous, dynamic development and change. To a large extent, it is formed by the processes of globalization which naturally boost competition between companies, institutes and universities, forcing them to apply marketing management to their activities. The goal of such action is not only to attract attention or exist on the market, but also to facilitate commercial activity, building strong relations with clients and as a consequence, achieving success. Growth of competitiveness of services on the market has made marketing into an indicator which to a large extent determines the success or failure of both … Czytaj więcej »

Cooperation of scientific centres and companies on implementation of research results

Building cooperation between scientists working in scientific and R&D centres and entrepreneurs should take into consideration the fact that these groups often base their market activities on completely different motivation, styles of interaction, levels of risk acceptance and understanding of value added to cooperation. The culture of organization, structure, goals and strategies of action of scientific and R&D organizations most often vary. For this reason cooperation on commercialization and technology transfer requires support from institutions of innovative business (such as scientific and science-technology parks, technology incubators, technology transfer centres), which may serve the role of an integrator between scientists and … Czytaj więcej »