CHANGES IN THE INNOVATION ACTIVITIES OF ENTERPRISES IN THE KUJAWSKO-POMORSKIE DURING THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS (Zmiany w dzialalnosci innowacyjnej przedsiebiorstw w wojewodztwie kujawsko-pomorskim w okresie swiatowego kryzysu ekonomicznego)
The aim of this paper is to indicate the effects of the global economic crisis on the innovation activity of industrial enterprises, including SMEs, in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodeship. To identify those effects, statistical data for years 2005-2009 was used for analysis: expenditures on innovation activities of enterprises; the percentage of enterprises that made expenditures on innovation activities; the percentage of enterprises that have introduced innovations; the share of sold production of new/significantly improved products in total sales value; the share of net revenues from innovative products in net revenues from the total sale; the percentage of enterprises that cooperated in the field of innovation; investment in R+D of enterprises; and the number of people associated with R+D in enterprises. The results of the analysis indicate that in 2005-2009 the intensity of innovation activity of enterprises in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodeship significantly decreased. It may be one of the main barriers to the development of the region in the coming years.
Financed by the National Centre for Research and Development under grant No. SP/I/1/77065/10 by the strategic scientific research and experimental development program:
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