Can public procurement stimulate innovativeness of enterprises? Cover Image

Czy zamówienia publiczne sprzyjają innowacyjności przedsiębiorstw?
Can public procurement stimulate innovativeness of enterprises?

Author(s): Justyna Wiktorowicz, Wacława Starzyńska
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego we Wrocławiu
Keywords: public procurement; innovations; innovativeness of enterprises

Summary/Abstract: According to the Strategy “Europe 2020”, public procurement is treated as one of market instruments that could be used to accomplish the main aims, especially the development of economy based on knowledge and innovativeness The paper tries to examine the innovativeness of the Polish enterprises from the perspective of participation in the public procurement. The analysis based on survey data coming from investigation was conducted among 685 Polish enterprises. The empirical evidence demonstrates that the scale of public procurement with innovative elements is still low. However, enterprises participating in public procurement are characterized by higher innovativeness rates than the enterprises having never realised public contracts.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 271
  • Page Range: 336-345
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Polish