The profits of three German automotive companies — Volkswagen, BMW and Mercedes-Benz — are higher than the profits of the entire Polish processing industry. So, the idea that Poland could quickly catch up with Germany and the...
When it comes to advanced technologies, Europe has been lagging behind the US and China for many years. This has an effect on the growth rate and the competitiveness of the European economy, as well as the level of employment.
In February, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis announced Czech innovation strategy for 2030 which should ensure that the Czech Republic becomes one of innovators by 2025.
Polish universities want to regain 107 Polish scientists working abroad as part of the first edition of the Polish Returns Program. The research teams they will build aim to create a new quality in the Polish science.
The investment rate in Poland is close to the EU average, but is lower than in the CSE countries. Expenditure on R&D, as well as on software and databases remains particularly low.
Economists from the Warsaw School of Economics warn that the economic recovery after the last recession in the Central and Southeast Europe (CSE) had already lasted 20 quarters, and that the important leading indicators had gone...
Suma Chakrabarti, president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), has called on Romania to reinvent itself and “move up the value added chain.”
The latest Global Innovation Index (GII) has classified the Baltic States highly. The Index ranks 126 countries and their innovative aspects within political environment, education, and infrastructure and business culture.
The share of the business sector in total expenditures on research and development (R&D) is among EU countries the second highest in Hungary, according to figures released by Eurostat.
According to the latest OECD report Poland is making progress in modernization of the economy, but still lacks innovation. Not only state-level support is needed, but also a greater activity of the enterprises.