Locked content The EU approved Poland’s transportation investments

As many as five transportation projects valued at €293 million will be implemented in Warsaw, Łódż, Szczecin and Poznań through 2015. The European Commission approved the investment, Polish Radio reported. Poland’s cities will purchase low-floor trams in Warsaw, redevelop tram infrastructure in Szcz...

Locked content Poland spent PLN 321 billion under the EU programs in 2007-2013

Poland received PLN 227.6 billion from the EU budget and spent PLN 321 billion in 2007-2013 financial framework, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development informed. The Ministry also noted that more than 301,000 applications were filled until January, 25. The Ministry has signed 105,700 financi...

Locked content Poland the biggest EU fund spender

In the framework of the 2007-2013 Rural Development Programme (PROW), The Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture (ARiMR) has already paid out PLN 61.8 billion. This amount makes Poland the leader in terms of spending EU funds, Puls Biznesu daily reported. According to the European...

Locked content EC to spend €315 billion to jumpstart EU economy

European Commission has earmarked €315 billion for stimulating European economies and creating new workplaces. The funds are to be spent in 2015-2017. Most of the funds will be spent on long-term investments (€240 billion) while €75 billion will be offered to SMEs. According to the Commissions estim...

EIB launches new €700 mln facility for Poland

The European Investment Bank has announced it would lend €700 million to Poland for key investments in research, development and innovation, the EIB said in a news release on Thursday. The financing will also support the development of transport infrastructure in Eastern Poland.

Locked content Direct subsidies to small farmers possible

Small commercial farmers may receive direct subsidies from the EU. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is sending an application to Brussels regarding this project. The new subsidy system will reward effective and productive farmers. National Council of Agricultural Chambers president ...

Locked content Eastern Poland to maintain its EU grants

It has been made clear by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development that the Operational Programme Development of Eastern Poland (OP DEP) will continue through the years 2014-2020. In May, the European Commission gave the green light for the program to go ahead once more with an increased budge...

Set to innovate

Lena Kolarska-Bobinska, Poland’s science and higher education minister, talks with WBJ Observer about promoting innovation in the economy and increasing cooperation between universities, the academic community and business