Europe After The Lisbon Treaty. Strategies for the Future
translates into a new dynamics of regional development and gives the region the prospect of taking part in global eorts aimed at creating more modern and better new solutions.
aldemar Pawlak, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy Today, very modern solutions may be implemented in any place worldwi- de, and their nal location depends on the entrepreneurial drive in people and on the surroundings. In the case of ventures requiring knowledge, imagination and ingenuity, what matters most is the climate and elements which create the cul- ture for developing new and innovative solutions – for instance new technologies in the aviation and aerospace industry. In times when knowledge and resourcefulness play a decisive role, an open appro- ach to our surroundings is of the utmost importance, which was unheard of during work at assembly lines. Today it is very important to be able to quickly change a company prole and to ingeniously enter new and more attractive areas. Innova- tions are a great breakthrough, a huge change, taking advantage of technologies, entering new areas and creating a new quality. W
Guriqbal Singh Jaiya, Director of the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) Division World Intellectual Property Organisation, Switzerland Alicja Adamczyk, Chairman, Patent Oce of the Republic of Poland