Invest in Poland
Central and Eastern Europe’s regional leader.
Central and Eastern Europe’s regional leader. In 2020, Poland was ranked highest in the CEE region and seventh in Europe for the number of inward foreign direct investments.
6 reasons investors choose Poland
Why choose Poland?
Here are some of the reasons Poland is attracting increasing foreign investment.
1. Economic stability and investment potential
2. Strategic location
3. Human Capital
4. Large and innovative domestic market
5. Expertise across sectors
Between 2008 and 2020, employment in the modern business services industry in Poland increased from 50,000 to 338,000.14. In 2019, the estimated value of exports from the Polish BSS sector amounted to USD 19.8B. There are 95 Fortune Global 500 investors in the Polish business services sector.
6. Attractive Incentives
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Get to know Poland’s fastest-growing sectors
Hardware and Robotics
Polish robotics and hardware companies are developing innovative solutions to facilitate process automation and open up new fields of study. In 2017, Polish automotive manufacturers saw revenues of EUR 37.5B. Companies like Versabox, APA Group, XTPL, VIGO System, and AIUT are using advanced robotic systems to support manufacturing. Polish companies like ICEYE and PIAP Space are also developing space technologies. InPost and Retail Robotics are implementing innovative logistics and retail solutions. Video by Science Now, Stellar Fireworks, Tellart
Furniture and Interiors
Poland is the world’s second-largest exporter of furniture, after China. Leading Polish manufacturers like Forte, VOX and Nowy Styl rank among the largest global producers of consumer furniture. Companies like Fameg, 366 Concept, Studio Rygalik, Zieta Studio or Vzór have distinguished themselves with original design and production techniques. Another name to know is Tylko – a digital-first furniture company that provides better living through premium, customisable storage. Video by Science Now, Stellar Fireworks, Tellart
Polish cosmetics can be found in 170 countries around the world. Eveline Cosmetics is Poland's largest producer and exporter of cosmetics. Other companies like Phenomé, Yope, Phlov, Hagi, and Krayna, all focused on organic products, are seeing dynamic growth. Video by Science Now, Stellar Fireworks, Tellart
Gamedev and Digital Culture
Gamedev and digital culture are some of the most rapidly growing sectors of the Polish economy. Poland is home to 470 game studios, including CD Projekt Red, 11 bit studios, Creepy Jar, Bloober Team, BoomBit, and Different Tales. Poland also has vibrant communities of gamers and developers. The largest gaming expo in Central Europe, Poznań Game Arena, takes place in Poland. World-class animation, visual effects and VR studios like Platige Image, Juice, Immersion, Variable, Stellar Fireworks, and Creative Planet can also be found here. Video by Science Now, Stellar Fireworks, Tellart
Biotech and Pharma
There are over 300 businesses operating in the Polish biotech industry. Polpharma Biologics is the largest biotech company in the CEE region. Adamed Pharma ranks among its leaders as well, as are EGZOTech, Aether Biomedical, Medical Inventi, StethoMe, Infermedica, and Proteon Pharmaceuticals. Video by Science Now, Stellar Fireworks, Tellart
ICT and Software
The Internet Communications Technology (ICT) and software industry constitutes 8% of Poland's GDP. Products made by companies like Allegro, Booksy, Brainly, Exactel, Blik, and Beesfund are known around the world. Allegro is one of the largest e-commerce websites in Europe. Brainly is the world's largest peer-to-peer learning community for students and teachers. Video by Science Now, Stellar Fireworks, Tellart
The sustainable buildings sector in Poland is growing dynamically, yielding not only energy and water savings but also lower carbon emissions and reduced construction waste. Poland remains one of the top five fastest-growing photovoltaic systems markets in the EU. Some of the outstanding companies in this sector are Studio arch. KWK Promes (Robert Konieczny), JEMS Architekci, Medusa Group, WXCA, Solace House, Budizol, Unibep, ML System, and Saule Technologies. Video by Science Now, Stellar Fireworks, Tellart
Design and Crafts
Poland’s creative sector has seen dynamic development over the last few years. Companies like ceramics producers Tubądzin and Bolesławiec have been setting design trends for decades. Others, including Tartaruga, UAU Project, or Ergodesign, are working to reduce or completely eliminate negative environmental impact through thoughtful design. Explore Polish design and take a look at products from Grynasz Studio, RONDO, EXEON, TRE Product, Serfenta, and Whisbear. Video by Science Now, Stellar Fireworks, Tellart
The Polish clothing market's revenue is estimated at around PLN 70B, with more than 300,000 people working in the fashion sector. Established brands like Reserved, 4F, Gosia Baczyńska, and Apart are major players. Slow fashion is an important trend in Poland and is represented by brands like Elementy, Balagan, and The Odder Side. See what makes Polish fashion brands stand out. Video by Science Now, Stellar Fireworks, Tellart
Every year, about 22,000 yachts are manufactured in Poland, with 95% of them slated for export. Companies like Sunreef Yachts, Galeon, and Conrad Shipyard focus on luxury boats. La Mare manufactures floating holiday homes for the summer and winter seasons. Northman Shipyard’s boats are highly esteemed not only in Europe but also in Russia, Japan, Chile and Turkey. Video by Science Now, Stellar Fireworks, Tellart
Poland is the EU's largest grower of apples, sour cherries, raspberries, currants, and highbush blueberries. For example, Maspex products can be found in over 60 countries around the world. Polish dairy products are highly appreciated as well. On the list of top dairy producers, you can find Cheesemaker's Treasures, Mlekpol, and Grycan but also Wege Siostry — a plant-based alternative to butter and cheese. See all that Polish food producers have to offer. Video by Science Now, Stellar Fireworks, Tellart
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