PM Beata Szydło appoints Council for Innovation

We want Polish products to become valuable and sought-after on global markets. This is the reason for setting up the Council for Innovation The first results of its work will be presented in a 100 days’ time.

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The competitiveness of the Polish economy depends mainly on investment in innovation. It is innovation that will drive not only technological but primarily social changes. Therefore an innovative economy becomes Poland’s strategic goal. The country has over EUR 16 billion for innovation investments in national and regional programmes.

Council for Innovation’s line-up

  • Mateusz Morawiecki – deputy prime minister, minister of development (Council chairman),
  • Prof. Piotr Gliński – deputy prime minister, minister of culture and national heritage,
  • Jarosław Gowin – deputy prime minister, minister of science and higher education,
  • Anna Streżyńska - minister of digitisation,
  • Dawid Jackiewicz - minister of state treasury.

Council for Innovation’s goals

They include launching activities and proposing solutions that will provide active support to businesses in looking for new products and processes and ensure engagement of Polish capital. The ultimate aim is to help create competitive advantages for our economy.

The Council for Innovation is designed to be the most important inter-ministerial coordinator of the government’s innovation policy and a permanent element of the public administration system.

For more information please visit the Development Ministry website

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