From 1995 a researcher at the Department of Economy and Public Administration at the University of Economics in Krakow. He graduated from the Foreign Trade specialty at this university. Author or co-author of about 60 scientific publications related to the issue of competitiveness and innovation of the economy. Co-author of subsequent editions of the Regional Innovation Strategy of the Małopolska Voivodship. Coordinator and expert in a number of research and implementation projects financed from European funds. He conducts research on creative industries, including in particular the economic importance of industrial design. A member of the international association of economists, the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE). Member of the Program Board of the Kwartalnik Public Management. From 2005, he was the editor-in-chief of the Innowacyjny Start quarterly.