The 5I formula for successful staffing of scientific and research organizations

Scientists and engineers create the scientific and technological knowledge to generate societal and individual wealth and related economic growth. The article explores wealth creation, worldwide research and development (R&D) expenditures, US R&D expenditures by business, government, and academic organizations and economic sectors, and profiles the US science and technology workforce including recruiting and compensation costs. The process of recruiting scientists and engineers is profiled. Many technology based companies are currently using artificial intelligence algorithms to assess applicants’ technology knowledge and select the optimal job candidate. Are there non-technical personality traits which are equally important in recruiting scientists’ and engineers performance? … 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 »

Marketing based on knowledge as a basis for strategy of research institution – on the example of the Packaging Research Institute

Basis for marketing activities of COBRO – Packaging Research Institute are two main issues. First of all, as a small research and development centre, COBRO has no funds to carry out specialized marketing department. On the other hand, due to huge growth of packaging market, all needs of stakeholders – companies but also other research institutions seeking consortium members – cannot be entirely identified or forecasted, and practical solutions are created in the course of cooperation. For all that reasons Institute has developed its own concept of the knowledge-based marketing, which means more flexible use of the potential of academics … Czytaj więcej »