Eastern Poland Economic Promotion Programme
The project of Eastern Poland Economic Promotion, within the scope of l.4 Development of Eastern Poland Operational Programme, is realized with the use of long-term and coherent communication measures. The result is a systematic growth of economic competitiveness and region’s attractiveness, namely of companies, products, services, capital, cities, and job places.
The Project of Eastern Poland Economic Promotion is a promotion of five voivodships of Eastern Poland’s Macroregion: Lubelskie, Podkarpackie, Podlaskie, Świętokrzyskie, and Warmińsko-Mazurskie. It is the first project of this kind which involves simultaneously all voivodships of the Macroregion. The program presents the economic potential of the whole area in a thoughtful and coherent way, influencing the growth of interest of potential entrepreneurs in the economic opportunities of Eastern Poland’s voivodships.
The main objective of the Program is the growth of interest in the economic offer of the five voivodships and, thereby, the increase of social and economic development in Eastern Poland in accordance with the sustainable development principle. This is the strategic goal of the Development of Eastern Poland Operational Programme. The project has been running since 2009 and will continue until 2015.
The main project’s objectives include:
- to increase inflow of foreign direct investment to the Macroregion
- to make Polish companies interested in investments in Eastern Poland
- to boost product and services export from Eastern Poland
- to develop business tourism in the Macroregion
The Program is a part of the statutory activities of the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ), which is an economic promotion of Poland and its regions, including Eastern Poland’s voivodships. Numerous projects which serve especially to increase the inflow of foreign direct investment to the Macroregion, such as organization of traineeships and trainings for regional institutions, cooperation with capital cities of Eastern Poland, presenting organizational abilities of Eastern Poland voivodships, cooperation with Special Economic Zones located in the Macroregion - so far realized by PAIiIZ, will be strengthened by the activities and projects realized within the scope of the Programme.
The maintenance of economic portal www.whyeasterpoland.eu is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund within the scope of Development of Eastern Poland Operational Programme 2007-2013, Priority axis I Modern Economy, activity of l.4. Promotion and Cooperation, project entitled "Eastern Poland Economic Promotion Programme”.