The Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies is co-organizing for the fourth time the Fourth Innovation Forum, which will take place during the 14-15th of May in Rzeszów. The forum is a discussion platform for innovation, where participating are scientists, entrepreneurs, politicians and local government representatives. In the last three conferences participated almost one thousand guests from all around the world.

In 2013 aviation and space industry forms the main agenda of the Innovation Forum. Poland becoming an European Space Agency memberstate enables national research and development entities as well as companies to participate in European space programs and projects. First of all this is a chance for the aviation industry, which can meet the requirements of space technologies. This also involves changes in courses of education to adapt to the job market.
The Innovation Forum at the Economic Forum is an event, which is already one of the permanent and important business, political and scientific meetings, which takes place during the year. It is a place of multifaceted debate on all kinds of innovation.
1. Economic benefits for Poland due to becoming an European Space Agency member
2. Space medicine – a niche field or a profitable sector in the near future
3. Why and how explore space?
4. The Polish space strategy
5. The role of the podkarpackie voivodeship in the development of the Polish aviation and space industry
6. GALILEO and COPERNICUS satellite programs – a new development perspective for innovative companies of the European Union
7. Satellite technologies in practice – ground monitoring, business, defense, Internet
8. New courses of education and the work market in role of space industry development in Poland
9. Eco-innovations – what do the entrepreneurs need?
10. Eco-innovation implementation systems
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