The aim of this paper is to present the activity of selected group of countries Poland, Czech Republic, Slovak and Hungary for the knowledge-oriented economy. The following areas were analysed: business environment, the activity of R&D centres and the level of ICT. The confirmed level of knowledge-oriented economy is the proper economic indicator. In this case the GNP per capita, productivity and the level of foreign direct investment were assumed as the evidence.
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:
SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.