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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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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Diplomatic Opening of the Year 2023

The Diplomatic Opening of the Year was held on 9 February 2023. The event is hosted every year by the Polish Chamber of Commerce, inviting representatives of the foreign diplomatic corps in Poland. The event also engages entrepreneurs and representatives of state and local authorities. This year’s edition, once again, was attended by representatives of Podlaskie Voivodeship Marshal’s Office.

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Study visit to Israel

Understanding the factors determining the high level of innovation and the high-tech investment climate as well as establishing business and scientific contacts, were the main objectives of the visit to Israel for representatives of the Podlaskie Voivodeship Marshal’s Office (UMWP) and external experts. The study visit took place on January 22-26, 2023 within the project Agricultural Valley 4.0.

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Agricultural Valley 4.0 – meeting of experts

The Agricultural Valley 4.0, modern technologies in agriculture and a conclusions from the study visit to the USA – these were the main topics of the first meeting of the Working Group on “Agricultural Valley 4.0” Innovation Ecosystem, which took place on Tuesday, 17 January. The meeting was attended by representatives of the business, science and agriculture sector. The Voivodeship Government was represented by Deputy Marshal Sebastian Łukaszewicz, Voivodeship Board Member Marek Malinowski and Voivodeship Councilman Paweł Wnukowski, chairman of the Regional Assembly Committee on Economic Development and Promotion.

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Podlaskie – the natural place to do business


Podlaskie Voivodeship Marshal’s Office
ul. Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego 1
15-888 Białystok, Poland

Investors Assistance and Business Promotion Bureau
ul. Jana Kilińskiego 16
15-089 Białystok, Poland


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