METAL MANUFACURING AS THE SMART SPECIALISATION OF THE REGIONS OF VISEGRAD GROUP (V4) COUNTRIES

1 KNOP Lilla
Co-authors:
1 OLKO Sławomir
Institution:
1 Silesian University of Technology - Gliwice, Poland, EU, lilla.knop@polsl.pl, slawomir.olko@polsl.pl
Conference:
25th Anniversary International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials, Hotel Voronez I, Brno, Czech Republic, EU, May 25th - 27th 2016
Proceedings:
Proceedings 25th Anniversary International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials
Pages:
1876-1882
ISBN:
978-80-87294-67-3
ISSN:
2694-9296
Published:
14th December 2016
Proceedings of the conference were published in Web of Science and Scopus.
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Abstract

EU policy requires from the regions defining their smart specializations – main activities based on the regional key competencies for obtaining competitive advantages. Smart specializations are based on material, social and intellectual assets available in the region in industrial and scientific institutions. The paper presents the analysis of Visegrad Group regions have opted for specializations connected with metal manufacturing sector. Although the global metal manufacturing sector is not growing as fast as in previous decades, it has a crucial impact on the economy by delivering one of the most important material crucial for other sectors. Metal manufacturing sector is still area of intensive development by implementing knowledge-based innovation.

Keywords: metal manufacturing sector, smart specialization

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