Main Partner

Małopolska Region

The Malopolska Region is the beating heart of Poland – historically, culturally and economically, what is more, our region is one of the most beautiful and most attractive tourist regions in Poland. It is here that the largest number of objects inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the largest number of national parks, as well as rich mineral water deposits are located in the country. The Malopolska Region is however more than only monuments, it also means a unique culinary heritage.

The strength of the region is due to its huge economic potential, the development of entrepreneurship and modern technologies, as well as infrastructural facilities that are growing every year. All the factors make the region an attractive place to invest and develop business, more and more often becoming the headquarters of Polish and international companies.

The Malopolska Region is also a leader in the fight for clean air and care for the natural environment. The projects and ideas implemented by the Region are aimed at minimizing the phenomenon of smog through the development of low-emission bus and rail transport, as well as the implementation of the objectives of the EkoMałopolska program.

The residents of the Region are undoubtedly the largest capital of the region, they themselves admit that they are satisfied with life in the Malopolska Region. It is here that they have perfect conditions to develop their talents, become educated at excellently prepared universities, improve their competences, and then set up families and work here. The wealth of the Malopolska Region families is our priority, therefore we implement a number of programs that support all Malopolska residents, especially families, together with the government.

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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.

Healt Resort Krynica-Zegiestów S.A.

Health Resort Krynica-Żegiestów S.A. it’s 225 years of tradition of spa treatment and 210 years of experience in running production activity. The company offers accommodation, in the heart of the resort, in 1-, 2- or 3-bedded rooms of a high standard. Apart from sanatorium stays, it offers congresses and business meetings, healing holidays, rehabilitation and commercial stays,. The exclusive producer of healing waters: Jan, Zuber, Słotwinka and natural mineral water “Kryniczanka”.

Abbott Laboratories Poland Sp. z o.o.

Abbott Laboratories, incorporated on March 6, 1900, is engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of a range of healthcare products. The Company operates through four segments: Established Pharmaceutical Products, Diagnostic Products, Nutritional Products and Vascular Products. The Company, through Abbott Medical also offers a range of products, such as rhythm management products, electrophysiology products, heart failure related products, vascular products, structural heart products and neuromodulation products.

Air Liquide

World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with more than 65,000 employees and serves more than 3 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide is listed on the Paris Euronext stock exchange (compartment A) and is a member of the CAC 40, Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 and FTSE 4 Good indexes.

Amazon

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more information, visit www.amazon.com/about and follow @AmazonNewsPL.

AMGEN

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

American Chamber of Commerce in Poland

The American Chamber of Commerce in Poland (AmCham), founded in 1990, established itself as a leading voice for the business community in Poland. We represent over 330 of the largest investors from a wide range of sectors who invested over 160 billion PLN and employ over 220,000 people in Poland. Our priorities are the prosperous development of the economy, open dialogue between the business community and government, and enhancing the global competitiveness of Poland.

British Embassy Warsaw

The British Embassy in Warsaw maintains and develops important and long-lasting relations between Poland and the UK. Our work covers issues in the areas such as politics, trade, security, economy, culture and people to people links.

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.

Biogen Poland sp. z o.o.

Biogen is currently one of the oldest, independent biotechnology companies in the world. Thanks to use of innovative technologies and modern medicine, Biogen discovers, develops and provides patients around the world with access to innovative therapies for people with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. The company has the largest portfolio of drugs used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, as well as is the producer of the first effective therapy used in the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

BIOTREM

Biotrem is a Polish technology company developing an innovative production process of bio-based tableware and packaging.
The patented technology enables the manufacturing of products from sustainable organic raw materials, such as wheat bran, corn bran, cassava by-products and seaweed.
Biotrem’s main product line is disposable tableware, fully biodegradable within just 30 days, produced from the compressed wheat bran.

Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego

Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego initiates and implements projects promoting economic growth of Poland – in cooperation with all development institutions such as: PFR, KUKE, PAIH, PARP and ARP. BGK develops guarantee and sureties schemes which contribute to the promotion of entrepreneurship. One of the important tasks of BGK is also to support is also to support the activities of Polish companies abroad. BGK manages European programmes and distributes EU funds at the national and regional level.

Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail transport technology and the largest international investor in the rail industry in Poland. In the factories in Katowice, Łódź, Warsaw, Wrocław work 2500 people. The company’s activities in Poland focuses on the production of locomotive bodies, passenger and high-speed trains, bogie frames, design and production of control and command systems for railway traffic control, the production of electrical equipment and maintenance service for railway traffic control equipment and rail vehicles.

BOŚ

BOŚ is Polish bank present on the financial market since 1991. We specialize in financing projects in the field of environment protection. We also offer retail, corporate and investment banking as well as other financial services. We are the parent company in the Capital Group BOŚ S.A., which includes the following subsidiaries: Dom Maklerski BOŚ S.A. and BOŚ Eko Profit S.A. BOŚ shares are listed on the main market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange since 1997.

Celgene

Celgene is a global pharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative therapies for cancer and inflammatory diseases, operating in Europe since 2007, including Central Eastern Europe. Our purpose is to drive bold pursuits in science with a promise to always put patients first. We reinvested an average of 39% of our revenue in R&D over the past 5 years and we are currently studying 47 molecules. For more information, please visit www.celgene.com. Follow us on Social Media: @Celgene.

Domański Zakrzewski Palinka sp. k. 

DZP is the largest Polish law firm, advising Polish and foreign clients form almost all business sectors for over 25 years. We have over 150 experts in various specialisations across offices in Warsaw, Poznań and Wrocław. Our reputation and professional prestige is underpinned by many years’ experience in advising on large complex projects, introducing innovative solutions and working with demanding clients. We also have an extensive network of relationships with foreign law and advisory firms.

Domestic Cloud Provider

The company was founded on the initiative of PKO Bank Polski and the Polish Development Fund in November 2018. From September this year DCP’s services based on the IaaS and PaaS are available to interested large companies in Poland. We offer access to greater computing power, secure data storage, automated development environments, cloud-based management software and a cloud-based office workstation (Virtual Desktop).

Emitel

Emitel is leading the efforts to digitize TV and radio broadcast in Poland as well as develop services based on state-of-the-art wireless communication systems.
The company has successfully implemented DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting – Terrestrial) in Poland and is working on DAB+ (Digital Audio Broadcasting).
The company’s offer also includes designing and deploying radio diffusion and radio communications systems with related technical consulting, as well as leasing infrastructure.

Enea

The Enea Group is the vice-champion of the Polish electricity market in the field of electricity production. It manages the full value chain in the electricity market: from fuel, through electricity, distribution, sales and customer service. Enea is responsible for secure energy supplies to 2.6 million customers. Enea’s grids cover 1/5 of the country. Enea Group consists of, among others, Kozienice Power Plant, Połaniec Power Plant and LW Bogdanka Coalmine – the main coal supplier for the concern.

Energa Group

Energa Group is one of the four largest groups of energy companies in Poland and the Polish market leader in terms of the share of renewable energy in own production. The Group’s core activities include the distribution and generation of and trading in electricity. The Group supplies and sells electricity to more than 3 million customers, both households and the business sector. Energa Group is the third largest integrated distribution system operator (DSO) in Poland in terms of the volume of energy supplied.

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.

FAKRO Sp. z o.o

FAKRO is vice-leader of worldwide roof windows market and the vice-leader of worldwide loft ladders market. This innovative company is the author of over 160 patent applications. Great deal of FAKRO design solutions set new directions for the development of the world’s roof windows sector. FAKRO Group employs over 4000 people and is made of 12 manufacturing companies and 16 distribution companies located in Europe, Asia and America. FAKRO roof windows are present in over 50 countries around the world.

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.

Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM

Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM is a State Treasury company of strategic importance for the Polish economy and Poland’s energy security. The company is responsible for natural gas transmission and operates the most important gas pipelines in Poland. GAZ-SYSTEM also owns Polskie LNG, the operator of the President Lech Kaczyński’s LNG Terminal in Świnoujście. The company is implementing one of the most important infrastructural projects in Poland – the Baltic Pipe.

Huawei

HUAWEI is a leading global provider of information and communications technology. With integrated solutions across key domains: telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services – we are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. We invest in basic research, concentrating on technological breakthroughs that drive the world forward. We have more than 188,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions.

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.

KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.

KGHM is among the top world’s largest producers of copper and silver with more than 55 years of experience in mining, smelting and refining. Beyond copper and silver, KGHM extracts molybdenum, nickel, gold, palladium and platinum and produces rhenium. The company’s production assets and projects are located on three continents. KGHM’s core operations are situated in Poland. The most significant foreign operation – Sierra Gorda mine – is situated in Chile. KGHM Group employs over 34 000 people.

KPMG in Poland

KPMG in Poland for nearly 30 years has provided professional including Audit, Tax, Advisory services, and D.Dobkowski sp.k., a Polish limited partnership, a law firm associated with KPMG in Poland – Legal services. KPMG employs We employ more than 1,800 people in Warsaw, Kraków, Poznań, Wrocław, Gdańsk, Katowice and Łódź.

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.

Export Credit Insurance Corporation Joint Stock Company (KUKE)

For almost 30 years, we have been providing insurance services on the Polish market. We cover both export and domestic transactions of our clients, facilitating safe trade in Poland and abroad. We focus on insuring trade receivables arising from sales of goods and services with deferred payment. Also, as part of our insurance activities we issue bonds and guarantees. As the only insurance company in Poland, we provide export insurance backed by the State Treasury.

Lidl Poland

Lidl Polska belongs to the international group of Lidl companies, which consists of independent companies conducting commercial operations throughout Europe. In Poland, the company has been present since 2002. Lidl Polska currently has over 670 stores. The company cooperates with local suppliers and supports them by enabling exports to other countries in which it operates. Thanks to the collaboration with Lidl Polska in 2018, 230 companies from Poland exported goods with a total value of PLN 2.5 billion to more than 20 European countries.

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.

LPP 

Since over 25 years, LPP from the small local company has transformed into one of the most dynamically growing Polish clothing manufacturers and distributors, implementing Polish know-how in 24 countries. LPP creates more than 25.000 jobs, supporting the activity for over 300 national business partners. The company manages Reserved, Mohito, Cropp, House and Sinsay brands and has its offices in Gdańsk, Kraków, Warsaw, Dhaka and Shanghai.

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.

Makarony Polskie SA

Makarony Polskie is one of the biggest pasta producers in Poland and offer a wide variety and shapes of pasta, pressed and laminated, manufactured with or without eggs, from finest durum and standard wheat.
Manufacturing processes are conducted on the basis of modern production lines,
and implemented standards guarantee the highest quality and microbiological
purity of our products.
The Company is also the producer of pasta from alternative grains (spelt, buckwheat, rye) and BIO.
The company is listed on the on Warsaw Stock Exchange since 2007.

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.

MCI

Central European Technology Investing Leader with USD 650M Long Term Capital under Management Dedicated to Growth & Buyout Investments.

MSD Poland

Our core business is to discover and develop prescription drugs and vaccines against diseases affecting millions of people. We are investing billions of dollars in research to create medicines that can improve quality of life. Today we offer over 100 prescription drugs in key therapeutic areas such as cardiovascular diseases, oncology, neuroscience, infectious diseases, immunology and women’s health.

Murapol SA

Murapol is one of the largest Polish property developers, present on several domestic markets, for 18 years operating in the area of multi-family housing. The company is one of the market leaders both in terms of sales volume and number of housing units delivered and the portfolio of completed projects. The company demonstrates its ability to apply innovative solutions in the area of smart home, ensuring safety and comfort of residents as well as economic performance of apartments.

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.

PKN ORLEN S.A.

Leading-edge player on the fuels and energy markets, the largest company in CEE, listed in global rankings (Fortune Global 500, Platts TOP250, Thompson Reuters TOP100). Owns integrated infrastructure which can process over 35 million tonnes of crude per year. Markets its products through CEE’s largest retail network of over 2,800 service stations. Biggest industrial producer of electricity, with capacities of 1.9 GWe. Has own oil and gas (2P) reserves in Poland and Canada, of 211 million boe at the end of 2018.

Polish Agency for Enterprise Development

The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) is a government agency established in 2000 to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. Over the 19 years of its existence the Agency has developed numerous forms of support, including: financing for enterprises, development services, education and information activities as well as actions aimed at enhancing entrepreneurship culture and innovation in Poland. Over the years, PARP has become a forerunner in creating new support areas and developing various ways of assistance.

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.

Poczta Polska S.A.

Poczta Polska is one of the leaders in communication, parcel, courier and logistics services as well as the National Postal Operator. More than 90% of Poles use the services of our Company. We are continuously strengthening the most promising service areas – parcels, logistics, finance, international services and services for the public administration.
Poczta Polska won the first place in the Rzeczpospolita ranking in the category of the most valuable Polish brands operating in the services sector, and ranked 7th in the general ranking.

Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG SA)

Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG SA) deals with exploration and production of natural gas and crude oil and – through key companies from the Capital Group – with import, storage, sales, distribution of gaseous and liquid fuels, production of heat and electricity as well as geophysical and drilling services. Its subsidiaries and branches carry out exploration and production activities in Norway and Pakistan, gas sales in Germany and LNG trading through an office in London.

PKO Bank Polski

PKO Bank Polski is the undisputed leader of the Polish banking sector and the main supplier of financial services. Bank Polski is the most valuable company listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and the only Polish entity to be included in the group of large companies of the FTSE Russel Global Developed Markets Index. In 2019, the indisputable leader of its industry, the largest universal bank in Poland and the region, celebrates its centenary.

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.

PKP CARGO S.A.

PKP CARGO S.A. is the largest rail freight carrier in Poland and one of the logistics services leaders in Europe. The company is part of the PKP CARGO Group which specializes in integrated logistics services combining all types of transport, creating a hub for transport in the Three Seas Initiative region and the European part of the New Silk Road. The PKP CARGO Group transports more than 300,000 tons of cargo in a single day.

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.

Polish Development Fund

The Polish Development Fund (PFR) is a group of financial and advisory institutions supporting companies, local governments and individuals and investing in sustainable social and economic development of Poland. We work together to create practical solutions for a shared success and a safe future. It is our aspiration to create a complete market of raising capital and growth instruments at every stage of project development.

PZU Group

PZU Group is one of the largest financial institutions in Poland and in Central and Eastern Europe. For over 200 years, the core of PZU Group is insurance activity, which aims to ensure a sense of peace and security for our clients through the offered comprehensive insurance protection in all crucial areas of private, public, and economic life. As it searches for new directions of development and responds to the needs of its clients, PZU Group is expanding in the field of investments and health.

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.

Servier Polska

Servier is an international pharmaceutical company governed by a non-profit foundation. We are present in 149 countries with 22,000 employees. As an innovative company we reinvests 25% of our turnover in research and development. Our growth is based on innovations in five areas: cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer, immune-inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases. Nearly 100% of the drugs that are taken by a million Polish patients everyday, are manufactured in Poland.

Siemens Sp. z o.o.

Siemens Sp. z o.o., the Polish company of the global concern was established in 1991. It offers on the Polish market Siemens solutions and products, as well as engineering and consulting services in the field of industrial automation and drives, building automation, rail transport, power generation as well as its transmission and distribution. It employs high-class specialists and graduates, offering them dynamic professional development and a modern work environment. He is involved in important social projects, supporting science and culture.

Takeda Pharma

Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to patients by translating science into highly-innovative medicines. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Gastroenterology (GI), Rare Diseases and Neuroscience. We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines.

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.

The City of Tarnów

Tarnów is the most important economic centre in Eastern Malopolska.
The City provides a business-friendly offer for investors, with a professional customer service, low costs of investment and tax exemptions. The city industrial profile consists of developing branches of chemical and electromechanical industry, weapon manufacturing and food processing. A convenient location at the A4 motorway providing an access to two international airports in Kraków and Rzeszów helps to create good conditions to run a company.

Tauron Polska Energia

TAURON Polska Energia S.A. is the mother company in the TAURON Group – one of the largest business entities in Poland, with over 18 billion equity and approximately 25 thousand employees.

TVN Discovery Polska

TVN Discovery Polska is a prominent broadcaster in Poland. It belongs to Discovery, the leading global media concern whose programs provide inspiration, education, and entertainment to viewers all around the world. It offers 26 TV channels, including publicly available stations as well a paid portfolio of: factual, lifestyle, information, sports, and movies channels, also a wide range of online products, such as the Player, and the Eurosport Player which offers online best sporting live events.

Warsaw Stock Exchange

The Warsaw Stock Exchange Group (GPW Group) operates trading platforms for shares, Treasury and corporate bonds, derivatives, electricity and gas, and provides indices and benchmarks including WIBOR and WIBID. The index agent FTSE Russell has classified the Polish capital market as a Developed Market since 2018. The markets operated by the GPW Group are the largest in Central and Eastern Europe. For more information, visit www.gpw.pl

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.

The Social Insurance Institution

The Social Insurance Institution was established in 1934 by means of an Ordinance of the President of the Republic of Poland of 24 October 1934. Pursuant to the Ordinance, five insurance institutions were merged. The Social Insurance Institution is a state organisational unit with its headquarters in Warsaw with its own legal status as an entity. Its tasks are defined in the Act of 13 October 1998 on the social insurance system. ZUS also fulfils various functions empowered by virtue of other laws.

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.