Economic cooperation, situation on the Polish-Belarusian border, achievements of Podlaskie’s Olympic athletes in Tokyo – these were the main topics discussed on Monday, 11th November, at the meeting between Marshal Artur Kosicki with Akio Miyajima, Japanese Ambassador to Poland. The meeting was also attended by Hiroaki Tanaka, the Second Secretary of the Embassy of Japan and Mariusz Dąbrowski, Director of the Investors Assistance and Business Promotion Bureau at the Marshal’s Office.
Several dozen entrepreneurs, representatives of business organisations and potential foreign partners took part on Wednesday (20.10) in the business seminar “Podlaskie. The natural place to do business”. The event was also attended by Marshal Artur Kosicki, who encouraged the establishment of economic contacts with our companies. The meeting was organised by the Investors Assistance and Business Promotion Bureau at the Podlaskie Voivodeship Marshal’s Office as part of the Podlaskie Voivodeship Week taking place during EXPO 2020 in Dubai.
Marshal Artur Kosicki meets representative of PRC’s Ministry of Commerce Cooperation in the field of investment and commerce, development of the New Silk Road initiative, internships for students in Chinese institutions and corporations – these were the key topics of the meeting attended by Artur Kosicki, Marshal of the Podlaskie Voivodeship, and Peng Huang, Director at the China International Investment Promotion Agency, Ministry of Commerce, PRC, which took place on Wednesday 11 August at the Podlaskie Voivodeship Marshal’s Office.
On June 28th, the Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic in Bialystok was the venue of the Railway for Poland – Railway for Podlaskie economic seminar. The event was attended by logistics and transport experts, representatives of business, science and public authorities.
The New Silk Road (NSR), the related Railway for Poland programme, and the role of the Podlaskie region in it were the topics of the press conference, kicking off the economic seminar “Railway for Poland – Railway for Podlaskie” taking place on Monday, June 28.
In comparison with other voivodeships, our region recorded the highest growth in industrial production year by year. Industrial production, with a strong food sector in the Podlaskie Voivodeship, increased by 5.4%. This is further reason to be optimistic about Podlaskie’s economy.
Solution4Labs from Bialystok, which deals with digital transformation in laboratories, was included among the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Central Europe in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranking. From 2016 to 2019 the company saw its income increase by 2367%, thereby taking 7th place in Central Europe and 3rd in Poland.
The prize is awarded to the best economic entities that contribute to building Poland’s economic potential. The Economic Prize of the President of Poland is awarded once a year and is a valuable and prestigious distinction for Polish enterprises, research institutes and inventors.
This new project, realised by the Investor Assistance and Business Promotion Office, will publicise the economic potential of the Podlaskie Voivodeship in Poland and abroad. The Marshal of the Podlaskie Voivodeship, Artur Kosicki, and the Director of the Investors Assistance and Business Promotion Office, Mariusz Dąbrowski, officially inaugurated a project aimed at promoting the economic potential of the Podlaskie Voivodeship in Poland and abroad in 2020-2023.
The main goal of this project is to increase the number of investments in the Podlaskie Voivodeship. It is realised by the Investor Assistance and Business Promotion Office of the Marshal’s Office within the EU operational programme Knowledge Education Development 2014-2020. It is addressed to the local government units of the Podlaskie Region.