Europe After The Lisbon Treaty. Strategies for the Future
G T uriqbal Sing Jaya, Director of the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) Division of the World Intellectual Property Organisation directed at- tention to the fact that we should aim at increasing the awareness of entre- preneurs and scientic-research employees at chosen universities of the meaning and protection of intellectual property and methods of intellectual property rights management. hat thesis was supported by Alicja Adamczyk, President of the Patent Oce, who reminded attendees that innovative technical solutions should be pro- tected with a patent. Nowadays, when many people operate business enter- prises the awareness of the importance of protecting intellectual property should be widespread and should contribute to making proper business decisions.
Innovations Forum Awards During the Forum there was a Business Innovation Award gala
The main award for the most innovative company of the year 2009 was awarded to
The Lotos SA Renery – for realisation of the 10+ Program, which, in terms of sca-
le and importance, was one of the largest ventures realised in the Polish economy. The Poznań Technical University was honoured for its Economic Networks of the Wielkopolska Region project, which supports an innovative economy by transfer- ring and adapting knowledge of new products and technologies.
„Business Innovation Award” Ceremony: Waldemar Pawlak, Deputy Prime Ministe , Minister of Economy; Zbigniew Paszkowicz, Renery Expan- sion Programme Directo , Poland