INPROFORUM 2017

Sectoral Variety in Innovations
Tomáš Volek, Martina Novotná, Martina Kaňková

Language: en
Last modified: 2018-04-10

Abstract


Innovations is the driver for growth of long-term business competitiveness. The paper was focused on identify the main differences in innovation activities in sectors of the Czech Republic. It was found that the innovation activity in Czech Republic is below the EU average.  The number of innovating enterprises has been decreasing over the years. The most innovative sector is manufacturing (automotive, petrochemical, pharmaceutical industry). In the service sector, the most innovation activity have sectors of information and communication technologies and banking sector.  In the future, we can expect increase of innovations activity due to the growing economy, the state's innovation policy or the integration ideas Industry 4.0. (robotization and digitization).


Keywords


Sector; Innovation; Manufacturing; Czech Republic

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