Financing R&D and Innovation – New Tools and Approaches

This track seeks at revisiting the problem of funding gap in innovative activities of companies as well as general issues of financing research both in public research institutions and private sector. The scope of the track includes, but is not limited to, the followings topics:

  • Financial constraints in business R&D financing
  • Internal vs. external forms of financing innovations in the business sector
  • Private – public cooperation in R&D financing
  • Government financial support for encouraging innovation (tax incentives, R&D subsidies loan guaranties, public procurement)
  • Efficiency of government financial incentives for R&D intensive companies
  • Crowdfunding – as a new emerging financial instrument
  • Public venture capital
  • European Union research and innovation policy


Track Chair


Barbara Grabińska
Cracow University of Economics, Poland


 Janusz Rosiek

Krakow University of Economics