Settlement between the company and the university will allow creating and commercializing innovative ICT solutions, as well as will increase competitiveness of both parties. The contract corresponds with the new strategy of program “Horyzont 2020”. Its aim is stimulating cooperation on the business – science level through transformation of scientific discoveries into innovative products and services which will be introduced to the market.
– It is very important to skillfully use theoretical knowledge and create practical solutions which have a market value. We are happy to gain a partner whose experience will definitely add to joint successes – said the Chancellor of WAT, gen. bryg. prof. dr hab. inż. Zygmunt Mierczyk.
Starting cooperation is a consequence of a new business strategy adopted in the beginning of the year by Qumak. There was created a Department for Development of Products responsible among others for creating a network of business – scientific contacts to conduct R&D works and to commercialize projects already conducted by universities.
– The market position of technological companies depends today to a large extent on the ability of creative and innovative thinking. – stated Jacek Suchenek, Member of the Management Board of Qumak S.A. – Cooperating with renowned research centers is for us a chance to create together products innovative not only in Poland but also around the world – J. Suchenek added.