The main objective of the study was an attempt to search for the conditions affect the nature of supply chains for enterprises innovative activity within the regional industrial systems, and consequently determine the frame conditions for the model of regional innovation networks, taking into account the specificities of Małopolskie region. The study was based on a questionnaire on a group of 500 companies from Małopolska. The study used probity modeling. This method is an effective research tool for large, but the static tests in which the dependent variable has a qualitative character.
In transition countries the firms’ size and equity property affect economic processes, including innovation activity in industry. Researche has shown that the key to accelerate economy development is technology transfer from foreign countries. Implementation of new solutions depends on medium and large organizations, rather than on the micro and small ones. Traditional micro and small regional enterprises feature a low level of capacity to take risk. An innovation activity in industry systems grows up over time, but only in small domestic enterprises, and it is similar to their foreign and larger competitors. This paper discusses the problems of size of enterprises and its impact on innovation activity in regional industry systems in West Pomeranian province in the period 2004–2006 and 2009–2011.
The major objective of the paper is to show the results of research that was made in industrial enterprises of the West Pomeranian region. The main objective of the research was an attempt to find the variable determinants that have an impact of the relationships among enterprises on their innovative performance. The research was conducted within regional industrial systems and the basic aim was to define the constraints for a model regional structure of innovation network tailored to the needs of Poland and one of its regions.