INNOVATIONS AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF INNOVATION ACTIVITIES IN BUSINESS

1 SIKOROVÁ Andrea
Co-authors:
1 LAMPA Martin 1 SAMOLEJOVÁ Andrea 1 BESTA Petr
Institution:
1 VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic, EU, andrea.sikorova@vsb.cz, martin.lampa@vsb.cz, andrea.samolejova@vsb.cz, petr.besta@vsb.cz
Conference:
7th Carpathian Logistics Congress, ALEXANDRA WELLNESS HOTEL, Liptovsky Jan, Slovakia, EU, June 28th - 30th 2017
Proceedings:
Proceedings 7th Carpathian Logistics Congress
Pages:
334-339
ISBN:
978-80-87294-74-1
ISSN:
2694-9318
Published:
30th November 2017
Proceedings of the conference were published in Web of Science.
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Abstract

This article deals with innovation performance of the individual countries of the European Union. It describes the current trends of innovation activities in the Czech Republic and the innovation potential of the Moravian-Silesian Region. The data was drawn from the European Information Bulletin which is a specialized publication of the Agency for Support of Business and Investments and from the innovation activities of industrial firms as well as other firms. The reason for these innovation activities is to obtain competitive advantage and to strengthen the position on the market. In the global environment, the continuous innovation is a necessity whether it is innovation of the product, the processes or the business strategy.

Keywords: Innovation, competitiveness, innovation performance, trends

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