Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Marek Martin was born in Lodz, Poland on 23 August 1967. He graduated in 1992 from Lodz University of Technology, Poland. In 2002 he gained Ph.D. in economics at University of Lodz, Poland. He studied marketing as Tempus student at University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, UK and economics as visiting scholar at Universidade Nova de Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal. As the research fellow he did research project at University of Central England in Birmingham with conjunction with Aston Science Park Birmingham UK during Tempus funded placement. The major fields of study include microeconomic aspect of innovative activities, management of technologies and economic aspects of development of selected fields of technology oriented firms i.e. biotechnology and energy technologies. As a student and shortly after, he worked as diver and lifeguard. He worked as consultant for several business consulting firms and the director of Lodz Branch of Finance and Leasing Association, Wroclaw, Poland. At the present moment he works as the assistant professor at Division of Economics, Institute of social science, Faculty of Organization and Management, Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland. Previous research interests include problems of development and barriers to growth of new technology based firms, financing technology based ventures and academic entrepreneurship. Current interests include problems related to management of innovation, effectiveness of innovative and research and development activities, development of biotechnology companies in emerging markets and selected economic aspects of energy issues. Dr. Martin is a member of Polish Economic Society. He obtained Outstanding Research Award from The Institute for Business and Finance Research, Hilo, USA. He has worked as the reviver for international scientific journal and editor of several monographs summarizing research projects and international conference monographs.
Economic conditions of technological progress
Technology management and efficiency of innovation processes
Research & development activity of enterprises
Micro and Macro Economics