This guidebook will present the benefits of investing in Małopolska. Both foreign and domestic entrepreneurs will find here crucial information about the region and how to run a business in Poland.
Małopolska is a region situated in southern Poland, placed since many years at the forefront of the provinces which are most attractive for both Polish and
foreign investors. High rate of economic growth, numerous business support institutions, favourable transport infrastructure – these are just some of the reasons why global companies have decided to invest right here. In addition, the investment potential of the region has been recognised in prestigious European competitions: for instance, Małopolska has been awarded the label European Entrepreneurial Region and has taken first place in the international competition RegioStars 2016.
The historical city of Kraków, in which the modern business services sector is developing dynamically, is an unquestionable leader of Małopolska. The ecosystem of universities, research institutions and global corporations sets the scene for development of startups and technologies, distinguishing Kraków from other cities in Europe and worldwide.
Moreover, Kraków is one of the most prominent Polish academic centres. The Jagiellonian University and the AGH University of Science and Technology are the top
universities in Poland as recognized in the PERSPEKTYWY, the most prestigious ranking of the Polish universities.
Preparation of the analytical report ‘Doing Business in Małopolska’ constitutes a part of the project ‘Power Up Your Business in Małopolska 2’, which is co-funded by the European Union with the funds of the European Regional Development Fund under the Regional Operational Programme for the Province of Małopolska for the years 2014-2020, Priority Axis 3 ‘The Entrepreneurial Małopolska’, measure 3.3 ‘Internationalisation of the economy of Małopolska’, sub-measure 3.3.1 ‘Economic promotion of Małopolska’.
Team of the Business in Małopolska Centre