In the 21st century, the ability of countries to produce and use innovations has become a determining factor in the competitiveness of countries in global competition and ensuring a decent standard of living.

AEI conducts research and practical activities in the following areas:
  • support for cooperation between science and business based on the open innovation approach
  • development of innovation infrastructure
  • formation of innovation networks and clusters with the participation of various organizations
  • development of smart specialization strategies
  • improving the activities of technology transfer offices in universities and research institutes
  • creating conditions for the development of startups
  • involvement of civil society organizations in innovation activities
  • development of innovation culture