Podlaskie Region

The Natural place to do business

Invest in the centre of Europe

Many of Podlaskie’s qualities are absolutely unique: its strategic geographical location at the crossroads of European and Asian trading routes, the highest level of security in Poland, great conditions for talent development, an impressive number of deep-tech start-ups, and the cleanest air in the country.

Podlaskie is a place where the world of nature and the world of business meet in perfect harmony. It is a home of ambitious people, whose ideas conquer international markets. In Podlaskie entrepreneurs can run their global businesses whilst enjoying the peace of mind and inspiration that flows straight from the heart of primaeval nature. All of this takes place in a unique atmosphere of kindness and hospitality that the inhabitants of the region have been associated with for centuries.

Podlaskie is the natural place to do business.

Strategic location

Thanks to the construction of the Via Baltica and Via Carpathia expressways spanning across Europe and the modernisation of the Rail Baltica railway line, Podlaskie is becoming a powerful transport hub, forming the bloodstream of the European economy, and in an ideal location for logistics centres.

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Economy of the future

The Podlaskie Economic Forum is an international conference devoted to the development of Eastern Poland and strengthening economic cooperation with a selected region of the world, inviting its representatives to Bialystok.

The first edition in 2022 will focus on cooperation with East and Southeast Asia.
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Investments in innovations

The Podlaskie Voivodeship is an increasingly bright spot on the map of Polish start-ups. Devices that make everyday life easier for the disabled, robots that teach logical thinking, space technology, unique bicycles... Young people from Podlasie surprise with their creativity, conquer demanding markets and compete with the best in the world.

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Podlaskie Voivodeship to Showcase at World Expo 2025 in Osaka

“Designing Future Society for Our Lives” – this is the guiding theme of the next edition of the world’s largest socioeconomic event. During the conference on Friday (March 29), Marshal Artur Kosicki and the chairman of the regional council, Bogusław Dębski, presented the promotion plans for the Podlaskie Voivodeship at the upcoming exhibition in Osaka, Japan.

Mariusz Dąbrowski – Director of the Business Promotion Bureau at the Marshal’s Office of the Podlaskie Voivodeship, Magdalena Łyżnicka-Sanczenko – Deputy Coordinator of the World Expo 2025 Exhibition Team, and Łukasz Seweryński – marketing expert of the World Expo 2025 Exhibition Team, were also present at the conference.

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Przedstawiciele urzędu marszałkowskiego w trakcie wyjazdu do Kraju Basków w Hiszpanii

Podlaskie in the Basque Country

On 16-18 May 2023 Bilbao hosted a conference and trade fair on the latest trends in the agri-food sector, “Food 4 future”. It is one of the largest events in the areas of FoodTech and AgriTech in Europe. The Basque Country, during “Food 4 Future”, was visited by representatives of Podlaskie’s Marshal’s Office, including: Deputy Marshal Marek Olbryś, Mariusz Dąbrowski – Director of the Investors Assistance and Business Promotion Bureau, Anna Krysztopik – Director of the Environmental Protection Department, Andrzej Pleszuk – Director of the Agriculture and Rural Development Department.

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Marszałek Marek Olbryś przemawia do uczestników drugiego spotkania informacyjnego grupy roboczej Dolina Rolnicza 4.0

Agricultural Valley 4.0. Second expert’s meeting

A summary of the study visit to Israel as well as functional food and development opportunities for this branch of the food and medical industry in Podlaskie Voivodeship were the main topics of the meeting held on Thursday, March 2. The session of the Working Group for the “Agricultural Valley 4.0” Innovation Ecosystem was attended by representatives of Podlaskie’s universities, entrepreneurs, and local government officials, and its participants included: Deputy Marshal of the Podlaskie Voivodeship Marek Olbryś, Voivodship Councilor and Chairman of the Development, Economy, Infrastructure and Promotion Committee Paweł Wnukowski, and Secretary of the Voivodship Mirosława Jaroszewicz-Łojewska.

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Spotkanie przedstawicieli urzędu marszałkowskiego z pracownikami fińskiej firmy

Study visit to Finland

On 6-10 March 2023, representatives of the Podlaskie Voivodeship Marshal’s Office and expert members of the Working Group of the Agricultural Valley 4.0 Regional Innovation Ecosystem visited Finland. The aim of the study visit was to explore the Finnish start-up scene and circular economy, as well as to establish relations with representatives of enterprises, business environment institutions and local government administration.

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Podlaskie – the natural place to do business


Podlaskie Voivodeship Marshal’s Office
ul. M. Curie-Skłodowskiej 14
15-097 Białystok, Poland

Investors Assistance and Business Promotion Bureau
ul. Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego 1
15-888 Białystok, Poland


+48 85 66 54 653
+48 85 66 54 987