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Why the Małopolska Region?

Five reasons for the award

Enormous
potential

0 universities
7,3% of all universities in Poland
approx. 0 thousand students,students, the highest in the country number of computer scienceapprox. 9,7 thousand
More than 0 thousandcompanies in the region
0 th place in terms of the number of companies
More than 0 units of active research, including more than 200 units in the enterprise sector
0 start-up events   in 2014 according to the Crossweb portal data

Zaplecze infrastrukturalne
dla prowadzenia B+R
oraz edukacji

Center of Energy of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow
Computer Science Centre of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow
Tele-Fonika Kable
National Synchrotron Radiation Centre SOLARIS in Krakow
Małopolska Information Technology Park (MPTI)
Life Science Park

Dynamiczne
zmiany

0.0%
In the years 2008-2013 the GDP in
the Małopolska Region increased by 29,8%
The region's GDP is
7,7% of the national GDP
In the years 2008-20014, the average increase in the number of business operators in the Małopolska Region was 18.3% while it was 9.7% in Poland
In the years 1995-2013 the number of companies with foreign capital increased almost four times ((in 2014, there were 4 463)
The total capital invested in the region since 1989 has exceeded 18 billion USD

Partnerstwo
i Współpraca

Wspólne działania
i projekty

Cooperation and consultation
in the development of strategic documents, consultation programs and projects for policies aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation

in the development of strategic documents, consultation programs and projects for policies aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation, , Strategic Programme:Regional Innovation Strategy of the Małopolska Region for 2014-2020.

Cooperation within bodies and consultative-advisory teams:
including, working teams on smart specialization, the Małopolska Innovation Council, the Małopolska Information Society Council, the Joint Commission of Local and Economic Governments of the Małopolska Region, the Małopolska Economic Council

Optimal
use
of European funds

Entrepreneurs account for approx.
of the beneficiaries of the Małopolska Regional Operational Programme (MROP) 2007-2013
Approximately 1,2 billion PLN i.e. almost 22% of the 2007-2013 MROP funds have been allocated to support entrepreneurship, research and technological development and innovation
The effects of the implementation of the MROP 2007-2013 measures by entrepreneurs:
ponad 2.9 thousandnew jobs
prawie 2.2 thousandof new services provided
ponad 2.3 thousandnew products and technologies introduced to the market
blisko 1.1 thousandinnovative solutions implemented
14 loanand guarantee funds,which supported more than 1 700 companies with the amount of 223 million PLN

Prospects

Financial Perspective 2014-2020 brings great opportunities, especially
for business
development

The Regional Operational Programme
2014-2020 for the Małopolska Region

is the second largest allocation
of all of the regional operational programs

0.0 billion EUR

will be invested
in the Małopolska Region

0 million EUR

for the promotion of entrepreneurship and the development
of the business environment offer for companies

0 mln EUR

for support at the
stage of establishment

0 million EUR

for the development of companies,

including mainly: 160 million EUR for research and innovation in enterprises 10 million EUR to support companies in the process of internationalization 125 million EUR for the development and competitiveness of SMEs 19 million EUR to increase energy efficiency in enterprises 35 million EUR for the development of the
SME sector staff competence

Smart specializations

as areas of greatest potential
for the development of the Małopolska Region