On 11 of January 2016, Polish Prime Minister Ms. Beata Szydło announced launching the Polish Council for Innovation.
Polish Council for Innovation becomes the most important inter-coordinator of innovation policies implemented by the government. This body will initiate actions and propose solutions that will actively support polish entrepreneurs in developing modern products and services and further commercialization on global markets.
The new Polish government plans to invest more than 16 billion Euros for innovation to support Polish products to become competitive and well-recognized all over the world. The competitiveness of the Polish economy depends mainly on investments in innovation, which will become a trigger for change. The Council will start to act from creating a new ties between strategic programs and financial instruments. A system of incentives for entrepreneurs and academics will be also developed. This is one of the most crucial part of the economic policy to be implemented by the government.
All actions planned by the Council, will be widely consulted with entrepreneurs, academics, and governments to adjust provisions to real market needs.
The Council for Innovation consist of:
- Mr Mateusz Morawiecki - Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Development (Chairman),
- Mr. Prof. Piotr Glinski - Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Culture and National Heritage,
- Mr. Jaroslaw Gowin - Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education,
- Ms. Anna Streżyńska - Minister of Digitization
- Mr. Dawid Jackiewicz – Minister of Treasury
Currently to the most technologically advanced sectors of Polish economy belong:
- Computer games industry