Locked content PLN 130 mln for start-ups in eastern Poland

The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) has earmarked PLN 130 million for start-ups in eastern Poland within a competition called “Launch platforms for new ideas.” Companies active in five eastern voivodships (Warmińsko-Mazurskie, Podlaskie, Lubelskie, Podkarpackie and Świętokrzyskie) wi...

Locked content Poland officially confirms participation in EXPO 2017

Poland has officially confirmed participation in the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan, the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) informed. A participation agreement was signed by Andrzej Stefański, a Commissioner General of the Polish Section of EXPO 201...

Locked content Patrycja Klarecka appointed new head of PARP

Patrycja Klarecka has been appointed as the new president of the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP), the Polish Press Agency (PAP) informed. “PARP plays a key role in supporting entrepreneurship in Poland, thus it fits in the Sustainable Development Plan,” said Minister of D...

Locked content PLN 300 mln for innovative projects in Eastern Poland

The Ministry of Economic Development has announced a competition “Eastern Poland” (“Polska Wschodnia”) for micro, small and medium enterprises with a PLN 300 million prize. It’s expected in the period from 2014 till 2020. The main aim of the program is to create innovat...

Locked content €129 mln in loans for startups

Loans worth €129 million from EU funds will be channeled to support start-ups in the 2014-2020 financial perspective, that is five times more than in the previous term, said the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP). The agency ran a pilot program between 2013 and 2014, under which it gran...

Locked content PARP supported 1000 start-ups in 2007-13

In the years 2007-2013, the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) supported 1000 start-ups in Poland, its president Bożena Lublińska-Kasprzak reported. “Poland may become, and our research indicates that it will, a sort of a start-up center in Central Eastern Europe,” Lublińska...

Locked content NCBR and PARP to cooperate on innovation

The National Center for Research and Development (NCBR) and the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) have signed a deal to cooperate on developing innovative projects and to boost entrepreneurship in the Polish economy. NCBR and PARP will be working jointly on improving the mechanisms of ...

Locked content PARP launches loan fund for Polish women

The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) established a loan fund worth PLN 20 million dedicated to Polish women running or willing to start their own business, the fund will be launched in March. Each loan may be valued within a range of PLN 20,000 to PLN 40,000. The annual interest is 2 ...

Locked content PARP: Poland has a chance to become a start-up hub

The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) wants to be involved in start-up environment integration, Puls Biznesu daily reported. Poland may become a start-up hub in the CEE, “a hub means a place of start-up activity, a center of meetings and funding. We have got this kind of potential,” th...