Poznań

The Wielkopolska Region, situated in the west-central part of Poland, is one of the three regions that have the attractiveness for investors in Poland, due to transport accessibility, access to highly-skilled human resources, well-developed business environment, scientific and research institutions. Approximately 50 of the largest companies in Poland have their seat in Wielkopolska.

DSC_0174There are more than 400 thousand business entities operating in Wielkopolska, including app. 7000 with capital from abroad. Registered unemployment rate in the region is one of the lowest in the country. Wielkopolska hosts five Special Economic Zones that are offering advantageous conditions to the investors and have created app. 17,000 new jobs. The region is known for its motor, BPA and logistics sectors.

In Wielkopolska, there is an international airport in Poznań – Ławica, with a modern passenger-cargo terminal, providing connections with 24 airports, such as Rome, Frankfurt, Paris, Copenhagen, Dublin, Liverpool, London, Munich and Warsaw.

Investment opportunities

  • strong economic activity, high regional GDP;
  • strong investment activity of the local authorities connected with EU founds raising and with the development of self-financing
  • high industrial efficiency
  • diversified economic structure
  • large participation of the private sector in economics of the region
  • Poznań International Fairs – place for organizing big international events (congresses, conferences, sport and cultural events)
  • well-developed technical infrastructure and business assistance institutions
  • high quality of labour market – big supply of highly qualified employees knowing foreign languages,
  • high investment activity of the voivodeship: investment outlays in industry represent 8.4% of expenditures in the country (4th place among voivodships)
  • convenient road connections: main East-West transit corridor, motorway A2 between Konin and Nowy Tomyśl, ring-road around Poznań, modernization of the S5 route and convenient railway connections – all this improve staff mobility in Wielkopolskie region, domestic and international airport (Ławica: www.airport-poznan.com.pl/en/), Odra water route,
  • Academic Centre: over 130 thousand. students, 28 higher education institutions, 157 fields of study, approx. 50 research institutes, Department of PAN (Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • high share of foreign capital – 3rd place in the country (8.3%)
  • large areas of high-quality agricultural land
Special Economic Zones (fragments) Wałbrzyska
Łódzka
Kamiennogórska
Kostrzyńsko-Słubicka
Pomorska
Słupska
Industrial & Technology Parks Eureka Technology Park
Kaliski Business Incubator
Nickel Technology Park Poznań
Poznań Science and Technology Park
Poznań Technology – Industry Park
Luboń Technological Park
Śrem Investment Park

 

Sectors with huge potential

  • Automotive
  • BPO
  • Logistics

Wielkopolska Committee office in Poznań:

e-mail: wielkopolska@nlchamber.com.pl