11th Investment Forum

16 – 17 April 2018

Date and place:

  • 16 - 17 April 2018
  • Tarnów, Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa (State High Vocational Secondary School), 33-100 Tarnów, Mickiewicza 8 st.

Programme Outline:

Day 1:
  • Plenary session
  • Thematic blocks, discussion panels, workshops, lectures, presentations
  • The Investor of the Year, Investment of the Year ceremony
  • Evening Reception
Day 2:
  • Thematic blocks, discussion panels, workshops, lectures, presentations
  • The Robot Show competition award and Startup Award ceremony.


  • 2 days of debates and meetings
  • 20 THEMATIC BLOCKS: discussion panels, lectures, presentations, reports
  • The Investor and The Investment Of The Year Award Ceremony
  • STARTUP AWARD  Competition (prize pool PLN 100,000)
  • ROBOT SHOW! Competition (robots and drones zone)
  • Evening networking event (banquet with music)

Guests of the Forum:

Investors from Poland and Central-Eastern Europe, representatives of governments and parliaments, business representatives, founders of startups, experts, researchers and innovators.

Forum Awards:

As in previous years STARTUP AWARD and ROBOT SHOW awards will be presented during the Forum!

Financial technologies (finTech), new technologies in energetics and in the healthcare sector, modern management systems in enterprises – these will be the main topics during the Forum.

The conference formula provides for panel discussions with representatives of the areas of science, business, politics and presentations of the practical application of innovative solutions in business. These solutions will be presented by startupers as well as representatives of the largest consulting companies, IT sector and industrial corporations.

The Forum is also a STARTUP STAGE. It is a place where people who create or want to create their an innovative business, deepen their knowledge, learn practical tools and find inspirations.

It is also the STARTUP AWARD contest, which has become a permanent feature of the Forum’s agenda. This year we also invite entrepreneurs with innovative ideas, project teams, independent and creative people, experts from new technologies.

ROBOT SHOW competition – Build your own robot! This is yet another offer for young talent. The aim of the competition is to promote a passion for new technologies and robotics. In this contest, creativity, originality and imagination of the creators are important.

Host City

Main Partner