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Evaluation of technologies

Evaluation of technologies

Krzysztof Klincewicz published jointly with Dr. Arkadiusz Manikowski a book, presenting the methods of evaluating, ranking and selecting of technologies (ORS model, named after its Polish name: “ocena, rankingowanie i selekcja technologii“). The proposed model was rooted in a previous R&D project, contracted by the Institute for Sustainable Technologies (Instytut Technologii Eksploatacji, ITEE). Researchers offered … Continued

Environmental technologies in Poland

Environmental technologies in Poland

In 2013, the Ministry of Environment published an extensive report, concerning Polish market for environmental technologies, prepared by a team of researchers, headed by Krzysztof Klincewicz and including TiMO researchers Adrianna Jednoralska, Magdalena Marczewska, Marcin Darecki and Przemysław Wiśniewski. The researchers conducted in-depth interviews with 40 environmental technology providers – winners of 3 editions of … Continued

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ERAWATCH – innovation policy in Poland

ERAWATCH – innovation policy in Poland

Krzysztof Klincewicz works as country expert for the ERAWATCH network, managed by the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies of the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC-IPTS).  The network analyses innovation policies of European Union member states, tracking the progress in implementing the Innovation Union flagship initiative of the European Union, which is part of the … Continued

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Bibliometric analysis of Polish universities

Bibliometric analysis of Polish universities

Krzysztof Klincewicz carried out a multidimensional comparison of twenty-four Polish universities, including their scientific production, impact of research measured by forward citations to articles, and the internationalization of scientific research interpreted as article co-authorship with representatives of foreign research institutions. Polish shares of publications with co-authors from other European Union countries turned out to be … Continued

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Bibliometrics for innovation policy and research management

Bibliometrics for innovation policy and research management

Ministry of Science and Higher Education commissioned a research project to identify the applicability of bibliometric techniques to the innovation policy and research management in Poland. The study was intended to support the establishment of the new ministerial institution, the observatory of scientific research and technology developments. The researchers outlined the possible uses of bibliometrics … Continued

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Creative class in Poland

Creative class in Poland

Creative class is a term coined by Richard Florida, a controversial American researcher, who claimed that development of a knowledge-based economy can be explained by three “Ts”: technology, talent and tolerance. Florida proposed methods for developing quantitative indexes for each of the “Ts”, using them to differentiate cities or regions, and evaluate their developmental potential. … Continued

TEDx – academic copyrights

Krzysztof Klincewicz was invited to present at TEDx Warsaw conference, discussing the sometimes difficult relations between scientists and academic publishers. Business models of scientific publishing companies are struggling to come to terms with the emerging open access movement, and the academic community found it difficult to come to terms with the dramatic events following the … Continued

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Spin-off of the University of Warsaw

Spin-off of the University of Warsaw

University of Warsaw established its business arm UWRC Sp. z o.o., and appointed in November 2012 Krzysztof Klincewicz as the member of its management board. The reform of science and higher education from 2011 introduced the notion of special purpose companies, which are formed by universities to actively participate in the market for products, services … Continued

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Krzysztof Klincewicz – Intellectual Property Management at the University of Warsaw

Krzysztof Klincewicz – Intellectual Property Management at the University of Warsaw

The University of Warsaw introduced new by-laws governing the patenting of employee invention and technology transfer practices, and in March 2011, Krzysztof Klincewicz was appointed as the Rector’s Deputy in charge of Intellectual Property Management. His tasks include an oversight of technology patenting and commercialization practices of the University. This role is an opportunity to … Continued

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GreenEvo – Green Technology Accelerator

GreenEvo – Green Technology Accelerator

TiMO representatives contributed to the birth of an innovative project of the Ministry of Environment. GreenEvo – Green Technology Accelerator – was established to support international transfer of Polish environmental technologies and strengthen the development of endogenous innovations. In 2009, a year after Poland assumed the Presidency of the Conference of Parties (COP) and hosted … Continued

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IPR protection in Poland – report for WIPO

IPR protection in Poland – report for WIPO

In 2010, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) commissioned a research project to analyze the economic conditions for the development and protection of intellectual property in Poland. The study presented the economic developments and features of the national system of innovations in Poland, outlining specific challenges of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) protection with the focus on … Continued

The history of semiconductor blue laser development

The history of semiconductor blue laser development

Blue semiconductor laser was the unrealized Polish hope for global technological dominance. In 2002, Polish journalists, researchers and government officials believed that the locally developed technology was going to become the worldwide standard for high-performance lasers. An experienced researcher and member of the management board of the newly founded academic spin-off TopGaN, tasked with the … Continued

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Polish high-tech exporters

Polish high-tech exporters

Department of Economic Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, commissioned in 2009 a study of Polish high-tech exporters. The Ministry was preparing for establishment of dedicated science and technology positions in Polish embassies and needed support in better understanding the needs of Polish technology companies and identifying the key locations of their international activities. The researchers … Continued

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Bibliometric study for the European Commission

Bibliometric study for the European Commission

In 2009, the European Commission, DG INFSO (Directorate General Information Society and Media, currently: DG Connect) commissioned a multidimensional analysis of Polish Research & Development achievements in the field of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies). The project was coordinated by the consulting company IPM Sp. z o.o. and linked to the 7th Framework Programme for … Continued

Polish innovativeness

Polish innovativeness

The book on Polish innovativeness presented an extraordinarily harsh criticism of the traditional science and higher education systems in Poland in the first years of the country’s membership in the European Union. Klincewicz used the metaphor of bottomless pit to describe the post-socialist, ineffective system of innovations, which requires major structural reforms before the public … Continued