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Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park


ABOUT THE PARK

The innovation hub

The Park creates a great opportunity for the development of cooperation between science and business. (…) It allows to review the latest knowledge in practice and then implement it in business. We will contribute by bringing in the scientific thought, ideas and projects that can be carried out in collaboration with innovative companies.

Krystyna Olczyk, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine
Vice-rector for Postgraduate Training at the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice


The mission of Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park (SSTP) is to stimulate the economic development of the city of Sosnowiec and the Silesian Voivodship by attracting, supporting and developing innovative businesses operating in the high-tech sector.

The purpose of the Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park is to actively participate in the economic life of the region and the city by creating favourable conditions particularly for businesses, business support organizations, and scientific and research establishments for the development of innovative solutions and new technologies. Other objectives include the support of the regional development, creation of new steady jobs, knowledge transfer and the commercialization of high technologies.

The Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park cooperates with the city authorities, local authorities and regional organizations by engaging in activities designed to stimulate entrepreneurship and development, exchange technical thought, organize trainings and present the achievements of the region.


The Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park - bird's eye view (source: www.spnt.sosnowiec.pl)


History

Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park was established under the key project: Economic Silesian Gate Stage I: Beginning of Zagłębiowska Economic Zone - Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park, task 1 and task 2

The project was co-financed by the European Union within the framework of the Regional Operational Programme of Silesia in 2007-2013, Priority I: Research and technological development, innovation and entrepreneurship, Operation 1.1 Resumption of investment attractiveness of the region.

Agreement with the Marshal Office of the Silesian Region was signed in June and in August 2010 , and realization have been launched following the signing in July 2011 contracts with tenderer selected for the realization of investment - the company Skanska SA.

The opening ceremony SPNT was made by the City Hall in Sosnowiec, May 7, 2012.

Municipality of Sosnowiec emerged in the procedure concession, in accordance with the Law on Concessions for Construction Works and Services dated 9 January 2009, the park operator, which is the Local Development Agency SA by signing the Concession Agreement on Services July 25, 2012. The acquisition of SPNT took place 3rd August 2012, the present work is ongoing to populate Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park of innovative companies and the existence of Park as a platform for the exchange of knowledge between science and business. Acquisition of SPNT occurred Aug. 3, 2012. Currently there are taking place actions to populate Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park of innovative companies and initiate the existence of Park as a platform for the exchange of knowledge between science and business.


The Board of the Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park

The Board holds scientific and factual supervision over the functioning of the Park and acts as its ambassador in the field of science and economy. It supports the Director in terms of the development and co-sharing of the Park. The Board is responsible for: approving the Park documentation, approving the evaluation criteria for potential tenants, evaluating plans for the Park development and operation from the scientific and technical point of view, programming the directions and trends in the Park development in cooperation with the Director.

The members of the Board are:

  • prof. dr hab. Inż. Zygmunt Wróbel - University of Silesia - Director of the Institute of Computer Science; President of the Park Board
  • dr inż. Arkadiusz Szmal - Silesian University of Technology - Director of the Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre at the Silesian University of Technology
  • prof. dr hab. n. med. Krystyna Olczyk - Medical University of Silesia in Katowice- Vice-rector for Postgraduate Training
  • Marek Drożyński- representative of the City Hall in Sosnowiec,
  • Artur Wiśniewski - Economic Advisor to the President of the Sosnowiec City Council.


Join SSTP

Tenants are guaranteed:

  • preferential rental rates (even up to 40% discount on the de minimis aid principle),
  • modern infrastructure (including conference and training facilities)
  • office services, in particular:
    • access to reception services
    • access to office equipment and broadband ICT network
  • access to attractive financial instruments, including loan guarantees and subsidized loans
  • advice on obtaining financing for development
  • access to professional training and consulting services
  • support in establishing business contacts
  • exchange of experience between companies
  • cooperation between universities
  • access to academic staff and researchers
  • promotion of the tenant’s company and its products
  • access to innovative services (the Virtual Office, Co-working Office)


Specific benefits

Duration of tenancy

Concession rate towards the basic rental rate

1-6 months

40%

7-12 months

30%

Second year

25%

Third year

20%

Fourth year

15%

Fifth year

Usage of available limit (max. 10%)


Develop your competencies in SSTP

Take advantage of training and consulting services in the following areas:

  • market research and marketing research
  • intellectual property protection
  • commercialization of knowledge
  • business plan
  • team building/team management
  • finance
  • research programmes and grants
  • EU programmes
  • communication
  • taxes
  • labour law
  • commercial law
  • marketing and promotion
  • PR
  • trade negotiations
  • negotiations with investors
  • accounting
  • quality management
  • production management
  • project management
  • business management
  • managerial competence development
  • renewable resources and energy conservation
  • IT (e.g. MS Project, Oracle),
  • public contract laws
  • environmental charge
  • building Project
  • personal data protection
  • public spending
  • water management
  • occupational safety and health
  • fire protection.


Use the potential of your college or university

  • SSTP cooperates with the Silesian University of Technology, Medical University of Silesia, University of Silesia in Katowice and WSB, HUMANITAS and others.
  • The SSTP-related cooperation between businesses and universities includes:
    • the implementation of joint scientific and research projects
    • researchers’ internships in companies
    • student internships
    • transfer of ideas from universities to business
    • market research for new solutions resulting from R&D activities
    • commercialisation of research results
    • academic opinions on scientific projects and enterprises in terms of their innovativeness.


SSTP’s investments in innovation

Loan fund for micro, small and medium-sized businesses, including start-ups:

  • Loans up to PLN120,000 with repayment period of up to 5 years
  • Possibility of a 6-month grace period
  • Interest rates from 4,95%
  • Commission of max. 3%
  • Quick decisions and simple rules
  • Flexible forms of loan security
  • Loans designed for the purchase of property, equipment, materials, raw materials, goods and services
  • Financing up to 80% of the project


Build an innovative image of your company

SSTP offers an opportunity for promotion and influences the image of each company operating within it by:

  • placing personalized tabs on the Park website
  • presenting the company and its products at conferences, events and trade shows organized by the Park
  • presenting the company outside the Park
  • posting information about the company including its logo on the Park’s promotional and informational materials, and in press releases
  • distributing the company advertising materials among entities cooperating with the Park
  • allowing to use the Park logo
  • the opportunity to present the company's image on 3 TV screens in a high frequency of attendance by the residents of the city


FACILITY

The SSTP facility consists of two buildings:

  • The main office and service building with full conference and training facilities
  • The production and research building (a so called rotunda) with high tech systems.


THE MAIN BUDILING-SERVICES


The Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park - Main Building

Area for tenants: 4,630.84 m2

  • Volume: 41,415.00m3
  • Number of modules: 18 (from 40 m2 to 423 m2)
  • Features:
    • 5 floors
    • full mechanical ventilation and air conditioning, utilities, telecommunication system, broadband Internet, 1 passenger lift and 1 goods lift
    • suitable for use by people with disabilities
    • a ground level car park
    • conference and training facilities.

The Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park - Main Building


CONFERENCE AND TRAINING FACILITIES

Lecture hall

  • Maximum number of people: 208
  • Area: 254 m2
  • Full equipment:
    • a multimedia projector
    • simultaneous interpretation facilities - 4 stations
    • 50 headphones
    • sound system
    • OHP
    • DVD player
    • mechanical ventilation
    • Wi-Fi.


The Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park - Conference and Training Facilities, lecture hall


Conference rooms

  • Maximum number of people:
    • Room 1 : 14 people
    • Room 2 : 16 people
  • Area:
    • Room 1 : 39 m2
    • Room 2 : 51 m2
  • Equipment:
    • a multimedia projector
    • a projection screen
    • a standing flipchart board
    • Wi-Fi
    • air-conditioning and roller blinds


Computer room

  • Maximum number of people: 15
  • Area: 61 m2
  • Equipment:
    • 11 stationary PCs, CPU 3.06 GHz, 2GB RAM, 19” LCD monitors,
    • 4 laptops, CPU 2,10 GHz, 4 GB RAM, LCD 15,4”,
    • software: Windows 7 Pro,
    • a multimedia projector
    • air-conditioning and roller blinds
    • Wi-Fi .

The Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park - Conference and Training Facilities


Training rooms

  • Maximum number of people:
    • Room 3: 35 people
    • Room 4: 30 people
  • Area:
    • Room 3: 81 m2
    • Room 4: 62 m2
  • Equipment:
    • a multimedia projector
    • a whiteboard (room 3),
    • a standing flipchart board
    • a projection screen (room 4),
    • air conditioning and roller blinds
    • Wi-Fi.


THE ROTUNDA - A PRODUCTION AND RESEARCH BUILDING


The Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park - a production and research building "Rotunda" (source: www.spnt.sosnowiec.pl)

Area: 1,382.96 m2

  • Volume: 4,525.41 m3
  • The building is designed to be used by a single company.
  • Features:
    • 4 floors,
    • production and laboratory facility,
    • advanced ventilation and air conditioning system (a system of 4 air handling units), utilities, telecommunication system, broadband Internet, 2 goods/passenger lifts, 1 goods lift.
    • rooms of various cleanliness classes including Class B (an aseptic zone allowing the manufacture of sterile products)
    • the layout of the rooms allows the separation of dirty zones, airlocks and clean areas
    • suitable for use by people with disabilities
    • an external car park.

The Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park - a production and research building "Rotunda"


CONVENIENT LOCATION

The Park is conveniently situated:

  • only 3 minutes away from the centre of Mysłowice
  • 10 minutes away from the centre of Sosnowiec
  • 15 minutes away from the centre of Katowice
  • 30 minutes away from the Katowice Pyrzowice Airport
  • close to the S1 expressway and the A4 motorway
  • only 5 minutes away from a newly built high standard hotel and 15 minutes away from the Expo Silesia Conference and Trade Fair Centre
  • close to institutions of higher education: Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, the School of Medical Science.
  • close to the Katowice Special Economic Zone.


CONTACTS

Sosnowiecki Park Naukowo-Technologiczny
(The Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park)


ul. Wojska Polskiego 8
41-208 Sosnowiec

Phone: +48 32 778 91 00
fax: +48 32 778 91 09
e-mail: spnt@arl.org.pl
www.spnt.sosnowiec.pl


The Sosnowiec Science and Technology Park Operator

Agencja Rozwoju Lokalnego S.A.
(Local Development Agency)


ul. Teatralna 9
41-200 Sosnowiec

Phone: +48 32 266 50 41
fax: +48 32 293 37 31
e-mail: arl@arl.org.pl

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Polish Investment and Trade Agency
ul. Bagatela 12; 00-585 Warsaw;
Fax: +48 22 334 9889

e-mail for investors: invest@paih.gov.pl

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m
Taxpayer's Identification Number (NIP) PL 526-030-01-67;
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