Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives

Risk management in the system of internal quality assurance of higher education institutions

The concept of risk management is present in quality assurance of higher education institutions in different scope and scale, seeking the rationality of its use in effectiveness and innovation in internal quality assurance systems. The paper argues that the risk management in internal quality assurance could be introduced in different ways, including: top down and bottom up approaches. Based on the case study from Warsaw University of Life Sciences-SGGW it also explains how risk management could be implemented as the innovative tool.

The innovative EU – the future of Europe

In this study, I am going to compare the current innovation performance of the European Union with that of its competitors and give guidance on how to promote the flow of knowledge in Europe thereby enhancing the efficiency of the R&D sector. These processes might be solutions to recover from the economic crisis and make progress in the 21st century.