The “Road to innovation and COVID-19” report describes the challenges associated with developing innovation in companies, including obtaining external financing. In the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the increase in innovation may be one of the success factors in overcoming the crisis.
The report was prepared on the basis of a survey conducted among entrepreneurs conducting research and development activities and our own experience from cooperation with both leading Polish innovators and organizations taking their first steps in the area of research and development. It contains practical tips for business owners and managers who would like to intensify their own innovation activities.
Among the surveyed companies that develop R&D activities:
conduct R&D activities basing on own financial resources
23% have developed an innovation strategy
promote innovative attitudes
The report answers questions such as:
- What is the landscape of innovation in Poland and how can COVID-19 affect it?
- What are the 6 challenges the management teams who want to develop innovations in the company are facing?
- What is the role of innovation in business according to representatives of leading Polish companies?