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Małopolska Region

Małopolska is a region where you can develop your talents, gain skills and knowledge and experience something unique. And all this is surrounded by extraordinary nature and an attractive educational and cultural offer.

The greatest asset of the region are undoubtedly its residents. The inhabitants of Małopolska are people with great potential, who courageously realise their dreams and value ambition, harmony and happiness in their lives.

The region and its residents form a perfectly functioning connection that has generated enormous possibilities for years. Owing to this, innovative entrepreneurship develops, thrilling artistic realisations are created, remarkable cultural events take place and thriving social organisations are active in Małopolska.

Such brands are a showcase of the region and a treasure that Małopolska wants to display with pride to emphasise their origin. That is why the “Made in Małopolska” project was established. Its aim is to promote what was created in the region and what is the best in it. The initiative is a platform for marketing cooperation between Małopolska and partners from crucial industries for the region. It is based on five pillars: business, design, cuisine, social initiatives and places.

By opting for the regional products or services marked with the “Made in Małopolska” symbol, we can always be sure that we focus on high quality and make the best choice. In the Małopolska Region, we prove that origin matters.

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Partners

Krynica-Zdrój – the host town of the Economic Forum

Krynica-Zdrój – often described as „The Pearl of Polish Spas”, also well known as a sports center, as well as a center for leisure, conferences, and cultural events. Unique atmosphere, curative climate and springs, beautiful landscape and modern tourist infrastructure, especially at Jaworzyna Mt. with its gondola lift – the longest one in Poland, attract a lot of tourists. There is a world class ice rink, red clay tennis courts, numerous bicycle and walking trails, a toboggan run for the whole family’s entertainment and many other attractions that are open in both winter and summer.

AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in four therapy areas: Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism, and Respiratory. AstraZeneca has been present in Poland for 25 years. In 2011 the company opened Global Clinical Trials Centre in Warsaw. It is unique in Europe, being responsible for research in all therapeutic areas and managing the key clinical programs.

Bakalland S.A

The Bakalland Group is leading supplier of nuts, dried fruit and snacks in Poland. Since 1991 the Group specializes in dried fruit category and in other segments of food products – from breakfast products to snacks, such as cereal, fruit or protein bars. After merger with Delecta brand in 2014, the increased group’s portfolio includes also baking products and deserts. From the beginning, the company’s goal is to produce and supply the consumers with healthy food, rich in valuable nutrients.

Equinor Asa

Equinor is a broad energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we changed our name to Equinor in 2018, underlining our transformation from an oil and gas company to a broad energy company and a growing force in renewables. In Poland, we are developing offshore wind projects in the Baltic Sea.

Evertop

Evertop is a young and dynamically developing company based on the team of experienced specialists. The main field in which we specialize is software development. We are very particular about that and we care about each element to be done properly. Since we create mostly dedicated IT systems they must be well-tailored to meet the needs of our clients.

FAMUR SA

The FAMUR Group is a producer and supplier of machinery and equipment used in the mining industry all over the world. The main areas of our activity are: underground and open-pit mining, transport, bulk material handling as well as power industry. Over one hundred years of our experience and advanced engineering know-how allow us to develop high-performance and reliable products, enabling to complete the most complex mining and energy projects. FAMUR Group is part of TDJ.

The Employers’ Union of Innovative Pharmaceutical Companies INFARMA

INFARMA represents 27 leading pharmaceutical companies engaged in research and development activities and the production of innovative medicines. INFARMA is a member of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), the Employers of Poland (Pracodawcy RP) and the Polish Chamber of Commerce. INFARMA is committed to creating system solutions in the field of healthcare in Poland that will enable Polish patients to achieve the best possible health outcomes.

Janssen-Cilag Polska Sp. z o.o.

Janssen-Cilag Polska Sp. z o.o. is a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson. Janssen focuses on the most important unmet medical needs, mainly in the field of oncology, hematooncology, immunology, neurobiology and psychiatry, infectious diseases, diseases of the cardiovascular system, pulmonary hypertension and metabolic diseases. Seven active substances created by Janssen are on the WHO list of basic medicines.

The Polish Chamber of Physiotherapists

The Polish Chamber of Physiotherapists (PChP) is a professional governing organisation associating and representing all physiotherapists in Poland. PChP grants and oversees physiotherapy licences and otherwise acts as the competent authority responsible in Poland for the profession of physiotherapy, which is the profession of public trust. PChP, representing around 62 000 physiotherapists.

Kraków Airport 

Kraków Airport is the biggest regional airport in Poland, serving about 7 million passengers per year. 23 carriers offer more than 130 regular direct connections #PROSTOzKRAKOWA to 4 continents. Kraków Airport sees sustainable development as an integral part of strategic management. It aims to become a leader of European regional airports concerned about the high standard of service, combining business success with a positive impact on the environment.

LOTOS Group S.A.

LOTOS is a Polish capital group whose activities are of strategic importance for the domestic and European energy security. LOTOS produces crude oil and natural gas in Poland, Norway and Lithuania. It owns one of Europe’s most advanced refineries in Gdańsk. It is a leading producer of high-quality fuels, bitumens, motor oils and lubricants. LOTOS is also a chain that comprises almost 500 petrol stations countrywide.

LUX MED Group

LUX MED Group is the leader of private medical services in Poland and part of Bupa. The Group offers comprehensive ambulatory services, diagnostics, rehabilitation, hospitalisation and elderly care for over 2 000 000 patients. Company employs 15,000 people, including about 6,500 doctors and 4,000 supporting medical staff. LUX MED Group is the Main Medical Partner of the Polish Olympic Committee and the Polish Paralympic Committee.

Maspex 

Maspex is one of the largest food producers in Central & Eastern Europe with a leadership position in many market segments. The company’s portfolio includes brands such as: Tymbark, Kubuś, Lubella, Łowicz, Krakus, Kotlin, Puchatek, Ekland, DecoMorreno, Cremona, La Festa and Plusssz. The Maspex Group has completed out 19 acquisitions and the company’s products are exported to over 60 countries. Revenue from sales in 2018 amounted  over PLN 4.76 billion, of which 1/3 is foreign sales.

Mastercard

Mastercard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Our global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.

mBank

mBank is one of the largest banks in Poland and an icon of mobility. For years, it has been considered the leader of innovations among financial institutions. It provides a full range of modern financial services for individual customers and companies – from micro firms to largest corporations, and the public sector. It was founded 34 years ago as BRE Bank and has been operating as mBank since November 2013. Today mBank has over 5 million customers in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs approximately 43,200 people in 80 countries and markets its products in more than 170 countries. The company has also a leading position in the field of hemophilia therapy, therapy with use of growth hormone, hormone replacement therapy and in the obesity treatment. Due to its innovative character, the company focuses on the R&D area.

Personnel Service

Personnel Service is providing services in the area of recruitment and employment of foreign workers. Personnel Service delivers staffing solutions for most of the industries of Polish economy, including automotive, home appliances and heavy industry. Personnel Service has helped 150 thousand of Ukrainian employees to find jobs in Poland. Database of candidates counts 250.000. Personnel Service is first among the companies specialized in recruiting workers from the eastern border of Poland.

PKP Group

The PKP Group brings together companies, mainly from the railway sector, including the national infrastructure manager – PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A., national passenger carrier – PKP Intercity and the largest freight operator in Poland – PKP CARGO. The PKP Group also includes companies from the ICT sector, logistics and real estate development sector. The activities of companies are supervised and coordinated by the parent company – PKP S.A.

The Polish Chamber of Commerce of Medical Devices POLMED

The Polish Chamber of Commerce of Medical Devices POLMED is the biggest organization representing manufactures and distributors of medical devices in Poland.
POLMED represents the common interests of its members, offers support in all matters regarding the functioning of the Polish medical devices market, legal solutions etc. We take all necessary actions to make innovative medical technology available for patients.

Pomeranian Special Economic Zone

Pomeranian Special Economic Zone works for the benefit of regional development by creating attractive conditions for the development of entrepreneurship and the inflow of new investments. It pursues its mission, aimed at stimulating the economy and improving the investment climate in Poland. PSEZ operates in the area of located in the province of Kujawsko-Pomorskie and in the eastern part of the province of Pomorskie. As a part of the Polish Investment Zone, it is one of 14 entities which are responsible for providing comprehensive services investors.

Podkarpackie Region

Podkarpackie is a dynamic region, friendly to its inhabitants and attractive to visitors. Its strategy is based on research and innovative technologies. Many of the global leaders have invested here. Most of them represent aviation – region’s smart specialization. They are behind the international success of the “Aviation Valley”. ICT and automotive sector are the other main pillars of the local economy. The region’s trademarks are the high quality of life and a swift implementation of EU funds.

Rothschild & Co

Rothschild & Co provides impartial, expert advice to large and mid-sized corporations, private equity, families and entrepreneurs, and governments. We design and execute strategic M&A and financing solutions for our clients and act as a trusted partner, taking a long-term and independent view on the challenges they face. We have been present in Poland and CEE since 1990. Rothschild & Co is a leader of M&A advisers’ league tables: 2018 World No1 by number of completed deals.

Association of Employers Polish Spirits Industr

Polish Spirits Industry is an industry organization, representing over 90% of the market, both international corporations as well as small and medium enterprises. The aim of the union is to create conditions supporting the development of the spirits industry, through cooperation with representatives of public authorities, the world of science and non-governmental organizations. The union’s mission is to promote a culture of responsible alcohol consumption.

Vivus Finance Sp. z o.o.

Vivus Finance Sp. z o.o., the biggest online loan company in Poland, has been operating on the market since 2012. In under 6 years, the company has acquired over 2 million clients. Fintech solutions implemented by Vivus Finance set the standard for the industry and directly address client needs. Vivus has been the co-creator of the Loan Companies Association, thus actively shaping the loan market in Poland. Vivus is part of 4finance Group which has been operating in over 17 markets globally.

Grupa Żywiec

Grupa Żywiec is one of the leading brewers in Poland with the most diversified product portfolio on the market and a leader in innovative beer segments. The flagship brand is Żywiec. Among other brewer’s key brands are: Heineken, Namysłów, Warka and Tatra. An important part of Grupa Żywiec’s offer are regional beers: Królewskie, Leżajsk, Specjal and Brackie. Grupa Żywiec is also the producer and market leader in the segment of non-alcoholic beers. The company is affiliated with HEINEKEN.