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

- Renata Barcikowska Ph.D.

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 administration.

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 dissertation was on Research Institutes in Poland — evaluation of their place and role in innovative politics in Poland in terms of membership in EU”. She also completed a postgraduate school of Public Relations at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics.

DOI: 10.14611/minib.25.09.2017.14
Contact: RBarcikowska(at)
MINIB, 2017, Vol. 25, Issue 3

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