Innovation Policy and Technology Transfer as a Part of Structural Policy in Poland
The paper presents the recent concept of innovation policy and instruments of technology transfer elaborated within the Task Force for Structural Policy of Poland established by the Polish Government together with European Commission in October 1996. The Task Force for Structural Policy assumed that the crucial elements of harmonisation and integration of Polish economy with the EU are not only restructuring of traditional industries but first of all building a legal and institutional system supporting innovation and technology transfer to the business. An essential aspect of Poland’s of the structural policy is the regional approach to innovation. The paper consists of two parts. In the first theoretical aspects of a innovation and innovation systems are discussed. The second part contains the list of major recommendation the Task Force have proposed for the Polish government.
KeywordsTechnology Transfer Innovation System Innovation Policy Domestic Firm Innovative Firm
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